Monday, May 26, 2014
National Museum of American History
We had booked the entire month of May at Cherry Hill Park in College Park, Maryland, to serve as a base for exploring around the Washington D.C. area.
We had heard of the Smithsonian Institution as being "America's Attic". Here are a few random images taken in the National Museum of American History.
A watershed event in the evolution of the Internet
Julia Child's kitchen from her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts
In 1950 only 24 states produced wine. By 2000 all 50 states had become wine producers!
It looks like Lazy Daze Motorhomes may have a new competitor! I wonder if kayaks are available instead of a canoe?
Steam locomotive Jupiter built in 1876
Electric cars had a very early start.
"High Tech" from a bygone era
An early RV
The Revolutionary War gunboat Philadelphia was built in 1776, sunk by the British later the same year, and recovered from Lake Champlain in 1935.