West Virginia State Capitol
I am posing in front of the state capitol of West Virginia in Charleston. It is a beautiful and big building. This is where lawmakers meet and pass laws for the state.
Washington’s Mount Vernon
George Washington lived at Mount on Vernon. His house was opened to many guests. The funning thing is, in Washington’s day it was rude to ask guests how long they were staying at your house. So, basically guests stayed as long as they wanted.
The White House
The White House is the home to our President. When we got there, we saw a helicopter land in the lawn and I think the President might have been on board. While the helicopter was landing we saw Secret Service Agents on the roof of the White House making sure that nobody sneaks up on the President.
The Washington Monument
The Washington Monument is 555 feet 5 1⁄8 inches tall. It was built in honor of the famous George Washington, the first president of the United States and the leader of the Army of the Continental Congress, and one of the Founding Fathers.
The Jefferson Memorial
Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
United States Capitol Building
This is the capitol building of the United States. It was originally built in 1800. Congressmen and Senators meet there to pass laws. It was burned in 1814 by the British and later rebuilt. Look how they have a scaffolding built around the dome. On that scaffolding are men working to repair cracks because the dome is very old.
On the inside of the rotunda there is a painting of George Washington surrounded by 13 maidens which stand for the 13 Colonies.
The Library of Congress
There are 32 million books in the Library of Congress! It claims to be the largest library in the world.
Pennsylvania State Capitol
The Capitol of Pennsylvania is in the city of Harrisburg. It has old fashion guns and Civil War coats in display cases. Pennsylvania was part of the Union in the Civil War.
This is a lego statue model of the statue on top of the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building’s dome. She is called Commonwealth, but sometimes called Miss. Penn.
Ohio State House
The Ohio State House is the capitol building of Ohio located in Columbus, Ohio.
Abraham Lincoln’s Birthplace
This is where Abraham’s Lincoln was born, in Hogdenville, Kentucky. Of course, this isn’t the real cabin because it was dismantled. Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States and ended slavery.