Tag: Virginia

Zachary Taylor was Born into a Family of Wealthy Plantation Owners

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Step back in time to the late 1700s, where a young boy named Zachary Taylor was born into a family of wealthy plantation owners in Orange County, Virginia. Growing up, Zachary had no inkling of the great heights he would ascend to one day. In 1808, Taylor joined the U.S. Army, beginning his illustrious military …

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George Washington the First President of the United States

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George Washington, a true visionary and leader, is widely known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the country’s very first president. Born in Virginia in 1732, Washington’s unwavering dedication to the American cause played a significant role in securing American independence from Great Britain during the American Revolution. His leadership …

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Army National Guard Base Fort Pickett

Interesting Flowers in Arlington

While walking down the street in Arlington, Virginia I happened to notice these interesting flowers.

In Honor of Memorial Day 2020

In honor of Memorial Day 2020, during these trying times of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and social distancing, I took the opportunity to visit the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.