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Writing for CrowdSource and Roosevelt Island Movie Making

Writing for CrowdSource and Roosevelt Island Movie Making

Yesterday my father and I made a visit to Washington, DC's Theodore Roosevelt Island to gather footage for an upcoming video which will soon be released on HistoricAmerica.org (that's why there was no blog post yesterday - sorry!).  My father served as cameraman and I was the onscreen, *ahem*, talent.  We shot a little behind-the-scenes movie after we were done,

Big Anniversary for the White House

Big Anniversary for the White House

On October 13th, 1792 (222 years ago today) the cornerstone of the White House was laid.  The building’s architect was James Hoban, an Irish immigrant whose previous work on the Charleston County Courthouse caught the eye of George Washington and gave him a leg up in the design competition. 

The Women's Titanic Memorial of Washington, DC

The Women's Titanic Memorial of Washington, DC

The Women's Titanic Memorial of Washington, DC is one of the city attractions you don't often hear about.  That’s because it’s located well away from the hustle and bustle.  Settled alongside Washington Channel in the quietude of DC's Southwest Waterfront area, the granite memorial honors the men who sacrificed themselves that women and children might be saved during the famous RMS Titanic disaster of 1911.