Category Archives: Buildings

Blarney in Black & White

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! I know everyone says they’re Irish today, but for those of you who don’t know, my birth name is Erin Riley…how much more Irish can a girl get?? Anyway, after graduating from college, my parents took the … Continue reading

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Washington, Reflected

Of the many notable landmarks in Washington, DC, the Washington Monument certainly has to be most recognizable. Standing 555 feet 5 1/8 inches, it’s not only the tallest point within the city, but is also the tallest stone structure and … Continue reading

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Abe

In honor of Independence Day, I’m taking a break from Baltimore and instead bringing you some images from our nation’s capital. Today we visit the Lincoln Memorial. I think the photo speaks for itself, don’t you? Thanks for stopping by … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away

As you know, I celebrated the first anniversary of my thirtieth birthday in Baltimore, Maryland. My plane touched down at 9:15 am and I was greeted with pouring rain. My mother picked me up from the airport and we headed … Continue reading

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The Babe

Outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards stands a statue of Babe Ruth. Like myself, you might wonder why that statue would exist in Baltimore rather than in New York or Boston. Well as it turns out George Herman Ruth Jr. was … Continue reading

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McLeod Plantation

McLeod Plantation stands along the Wappoo and Stono Rivers on James Island, just outside downtown Charleston, SC. First appearing on a map in 1695, it originated as a 617-acre plantation, though is now only 60 acres. It features an antebellum-style … Continue reading

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Magnolia Plantation

Magnolia Plantation is one of the oldest plantations in Charleston. It was established in 1679 by Thomas and Ann Drayton and has been owned by their descendants for over 300 years. It was used during the Colonial era for rice … Continue reading

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