Washington, DC Links

Washington, DC Flag Links related to Washington, DC presented in somewhat random fashion: Stuart Center The Stuart Center seeks to create a more just world where the dignity of each person and the integrity of all creation are fully recognized. Stuart Center Facebook Meditation: A Pathway for Difficult Times @stuartcenter Headlines American Indian Museum comes …

Washington, DC

Photo: Web Workshop Washington, D.C., or the District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. The city was specifically designed for the federal government and is not part of any state. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Au96y87to61DCT799 City Parks Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected …

National Museum of the American Indian

Photo: Eric Fischer, National Museum The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – https://americanindian.si.edu – is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere—past, present, and future—through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary …

Emancipation Day

Image: Harper’s Weekly, 1866 via Wikipedia Washington, DC celebrates April 16 as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act (an act of Compensated emancipation) for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about …