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  1. komorebi, Thank you for creating and leading...

    komorebi,
    Thank you for creating and leading this ride. It was great fun to learn about and see interesting sites in Alexandria. And it was a very 'entertaining' ride.
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    I am so sorry to read this and hope you, and the...

    I am so sorry to read this and hope you, and the 10 year old, are not hurt.
  3. komorebi, Once again, thank you an informative...

    komorebi,
    Once again, thank you an informative fun ride, on a beautiful day, too! Also thank you to Carolyn for leading the 0900 ride.
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    Catie, It is at 1904 Kirby Rd, McLean, VA...

    Catie,
    It is at 1904 Kirby Rd, McLean, VA.
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    Congratulations!

    Thank you to all 19 people who played. I really enjoyed reading your entries and seeing the pictures. I learned many new things (actually that was part of my goal hosting this competition) and now...
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    subanagram == "ladders", the thing 25250

    subanagram == "ladders", the thing
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    Jessie Rupert

    Jessie Rupert, while living in pro-Confederacy Virginia during the Civil War, taught African Americans to read and write (which was illegal), flew the American flag, burned a Confederate flag, and...
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    3 blue boxes 25223

    3 blue boxes
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    Susie King Taylor

    Susie King Taylor, enslaved at birth in Georgia, escaped to an island controlled by Union forces and became the first Black teacher to openly teach freed African American students (children and...
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    4-leaf clover and rainbow 25207

    4-leaf clover and rainbow
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    Mary Stevens Jenkins

    Mary Stevens Jenkins served as a soldier in the Civil War. She enlisted in a Pennsylvania regiment while still a schoolgirl, remained in the army two years, received several wounds, and was...
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    Belle Reynolds

    Belle Reynolds was a nurse during the Civil War, including at the Battle of Shiloh. She traveled with her husbandís regiment for almost the entire war. For her service, the governor of Illinois...
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    Safety Panda 25183

    Safety Panda
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    Today I went to see murals that other people...

    Today I went to see murals that other people posted here. I saw "I'm Speaking", Amanda Gorman, the wave, and the flower in Georgetown.
    The map below caught my eye.
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    Francis Elizabeth Quinn

    Francis Elizabeth Quinn was a soldier in the Union Army during the Civil War. She enlisted five separate times using different male names, including giving a false name as her true name when...
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    This scavenger hunt has been fun - one day it's...

    This scavenger hunt has been fun - one day it's find a blooming flower and a few days later it's Christmas decorations.
    And we find them! Thanks so much.
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    Rebecca Lee (Crumpler)

    [submitted on 12 March 2021]

    Rebecca Lee was the first Black woman to receive a doctor of medicine degree in the US. During the Civil War she practiced in Boston, serving poor African American...
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    Beth, I have been trying to highlight people...

    Beth,
    I have been trying to highlight people from the Civil War that might not be as well known as others. To find people, I have looked through records of Medal of Honor winners, nurses, spies,...
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    Apologies. I have removed the post and hashtag....

    Apologies. I have removed the post and hashtag. My submission was based on the following line from Wikipedia:
    "Married to Wyatt Lee at that time, she was identified as Mrs. Rebecca Lee by the...
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    Yardart

    This really tall tree sculpture looks to be topped with a cormorant(?). It is in a very large yard, behind a very high fence, and (maybe) contains a sand volleyball court.

    Along Kirby Road in...
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    Rosalind Franklin

    Rosalind Franklin was a British chemist. One of her X-ray crystallography images, shared without her permission, allowed James Watson and Francis Crick to deduce the double helix form of DNA. She was...
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    Johnny Evans

    Johnny Evans was the assumed name of Mary Owens when she enlisted in the Union Army in the Civil War. She enlisted with her husband, William Evans, posing as his brother. Her husband died in battle,...
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    Sally Louisa Tompkins

    Sally Louisa Tompkins was a nurse, the first woman to be formally inducted into an army in the US, and possibly the only woman commissioned in the Confederate Army. She opened a privately sponsored...
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    A 4 stacked umbrellas water fountain (not on yet)...

    A 4 stacked umbrellas water fountain (not on yet) and 4 insideout umbrella lights
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    Snow drops and crocuses 25060

    Snow drops and crocuses
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