From an email:
“Commemorate Memorial Day with guided tours of the United States Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery, more commonly known as the Soldiers’ Home National Cemetery. Located in Petworth and visited by President Abraham Lincoln, the Soldiers’ Home National Cemetery is the first national cemetery (est. 1861) and also serves as the final resting place for John Logan, who formalized Memorial Day celebrations in 1868 and the namesake of Logan Circle.
President Lincoln’s Cottage will partner with the Armed Forces Retirement Home and Arlington National Cemetery for tours and a wreath laying ceremony at Logan’s mausoleum, which will highlight the history of the Soldiers’ Home Cemetery, notable people buried there, and the history of Memorial Day.
WHEN: MONDAY, MAY 30
WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT CEMETERY
10:45 AM and 12:30 PM
Attendees are asked to gather at the bandstand adjacent to President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home 30 minutes prior to each ceremony/tour to be escorted to the Soldiers’ Home Cemetery.”
photo by Tim Brown From the Nationals: “The Washington Nationals acquired catcher Keibert Ruiz, right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray, right-handed pitcher Gerardo Carrillo and outfielder Donovan Casey from the Los Angeles…
Developing: Cailin reports: “Reported bomb threat between H Street bridge and G + 2nd St NE. Kaiser Permanente Medical Center is largely evacuated. Heavy police presence. Station House residents have…
Yesterday there were 50,329 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor’s Office: “The District’s reported data for Thursday, July 29, 2021 includes 69 new positive…
Thanks to Lindsay for sending: “First season of container gardening in Park View: selection of bell, Nardello, manganji, and Marconi peppers with a handful of strawberries!” As the season progresses…