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Welcome to the July "Shutterblog" This month it's a celebration of Red, White and Blue! Happy Birthday America ... Hope you enjoy this tour of the Nation's Capitol

 

 

 

I love photography as a hobby and I enjoy sharing my photos, many  from right here at the Jersey Shore. I hope you enjoy taking some time to relax as I share my visions with you ~ Shawn Michaels
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No visit to Washington DC is complete without a stop at the White House.
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, as one of the ten amendments that constitute the Bill of Rights. ~ U.S. Constitution

 

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The cemetery was established during the Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House

When you visit Arlington Cemetery you can't help but reflect on the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country, truly something to behold.

 

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media

 

The Korean War Memorial in Washington DC

 

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media

 

Next was a visit to the Vietnam War Memorial .....

 

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As we were walking through the Vietnam War Memorial this gentleman was running and carrying the American Flag .... I highlighted his efforts in "color"

 

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media

 

The World War II Memorial .....

 

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media

 

The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army and the first American president.

 

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Here's some other sites from around D.C. if you get a chance to visit this historic city ... do it and Happy Birthday America!

 

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Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media
Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media

 

Which photo is your favorite  ?  Comment Below  ......