From a press release:

“Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 29, 2022

The USAA Poppy Wall of Honor – a temporary installation honoring the more than 645,000 American servicemembers who gave their lives in service to our nation since World War I – will return to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for Memorial Day weekend. Read More


Thanks to Nancy for sending “photographs taken after the disaster at 18th & Columbia by neighborhood news photographer at the time Hugh Miller”

From a press release:

“Neighbors for the Knickerbocker Memorial in Adams Morgan Commemorate Lives Lost and Changed Forever 100 Years Ago by Collapse of the Knickerbocker Theatre Under 28′ of Snow

98 Lives Lost, 130 Injured, in the Most Deadly Single Incident in DC History.

Neighbors for the Knickerbocker Memorial in Adams Morgan will commemorate lives lost and changed forever 100 years ago by collapse of the Knickerbocker Theatre roof under 28 feet of snow. At the public gathering a sculpture will be dedicated by local artist Cesar Maxit to the 98 people who died, 133 injured and to first responders to what remains the deadliest single incident in DC’s history. Read More


photo by Master of All Metal

From the Washington National Cathedral:

“The funeral of former Secretary of State Colin Powell will be held at Washington National Cathedral on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 12 noon ET. Secretary Powell, who served for decades in and out of uniform starting with his service in the Vietnam War, was also national security advisor from 1987 to 1989 and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993. Numerous military and Congressional leaders are expected to be in attendance. Read More


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