. We anchored in the scenic harbour, just outside the Washington Monument
and were immediately welcomed by Scott, Vice Commodore of the Capital Yacht Club nearby.
|FDR Memorial with pet doggy|
Memorial it winds along the lake to the poignant
Martin Luther King Memorial, the emotional Korean War Memorial of bronze soldiers wading through a jungle swamp, the World War One and Two Monuments, and the startling length of the Vietnam Wall, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt edifice, and finally the great man himself, Abraham Lincoln. The massive, imposing statue of the seated Lincoln reflects the integrity of this powerful leader during the Civil War and his enduring beliefs in liberty, equality and justice for all.
|The Lincoln Memorial|
|Korean War Memorial|
|Freedom Box used by escaping slaves as cargo on ships and trains|
|1960's African American 'Sit In' at the Woolworth counter|
|Martin, Luther King Memorial wall|
Homeward bound we set sail down the Potomac River with stops at Alexandria, George Washingtons' Plantation at Mount Vernon and around to Solomons Island where we tucked in for a couple of days before moving north again up the Chesapeake Bay to Annapolis.
|Weds night racing Annapolis|