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Arlington Cemetery Plus DC Monuments Tour
"Meet your guide outside the Arlington Cemetery Metro Station and begin your morning with a walk through Arlington National Cemetery while learning the history of the grounds once the property of General Robert E Lee. Experience the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and visit to the grave site of John F Kennedy and the Eternal Flame where John F Kennedy is buried alongside his wife Jackie Onassis Kennedy and brothers Robert F Kennedy and Ted Kennedy.After a couple of hours at Arlington hop on a coach bus and travel around Washington DC to visit the Capitol
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Morning Monuments Tour of Washington DC
"After pickup at your hotel or local accommodations meet the guide and the rest of the tour group at the National Archives Building to begin this comprehensive 3-hour tour around and through the nation’s capital Washington DC. Travel aboard an air-conditioned motor coach with an expert local guide who knows the city of Washington DC inside and out.On this 3-hour morning tour visit the most popular monuments memorials and museums in DC. Drive by 30 of DC’s top sites with stops at 12 of them
From $60.00
 
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise
"Meet your guide at the National Archives Building on Pennsylvania Avenue and travel around Washington DC by bus to visit the Capitol White House and all the major memorials (full list of stops available in the Itinerary section). At each stop your expert guide will hop off with you to personally escort you through the sights providing insightful background and answering questions alon stop for lunch (at your expense) and a shopping break at the Pentagon City Mall. Itinerary During your tour your guide will walk you through the following sights:The US Capitol Building (exterior) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Dr Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Korean Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memoria"""Explore the best of Washington DC with a guided bus and walking tour of the city's top sights plus a (seasonal) river cruise out of Georgetown. This 6 hour tour includes photo stops at the White House and Capitol guided tours of many of the monuments including the Lincoln Memorial
From $69.00

More General in Mechanicsville

Southern hospitality

Mechanicsville may not look like it clung to its small-town roots very well on seeing the development passing through on Route 360. The landscape may have changed, but the people here are slow to...
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gipper84
Sep 25, 2006

Camp Hanover

This is not exactly a fond memoury, but a notable one. Camp Hanover is located in still-rural (for the moment) eastern Hanover County. It opened for the express purpose of hosting church retreats. In...
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b1bob
Jul 09, 2006

Christmas

This is a typical Christmas tree at my house. Until 1989, we always had Christmas in South Boston or Virgilina. So, there were never any nights here anticipating the arrival of Father Christmas. This...
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b1bob
Jun 29, 2006

Skate America

Skate America was a roller skating wrink which had been around for a good little while. It was one of the only remaining wrinks in the Richmond area, and was quite a bit of fun. When I was younger, I...
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gipper84
Jul 15, 2005

Good friends

Over the years, I have made quite a number of friends of diverse backgrounds and I'm just talking about here in Mechanicsville. The pictured friend Keith lost both of his grandparents (my former...
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b1bob
Jun 19, 2005

Charlie's Barber Shop

I didn't really know what category to put this because Charlie's is still very much in business. I put it under "fondest memory" because Charlie's is a throwback to simpler times. In fact, it has...
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b1bob
Sep 15, 2003
 
 
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Good neighbours

In the city, and even some suburban communities, a good neighbour is hard to find. In some places I've been, folks live next door to someone for 10 years and don't get to know them. In...
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b1bob
May 27, 2003

Graduation

There was no way MY high school graduation night could have been normal. On 12 June 1987, I graduated from Lee-Davis High School. The ceremony took place at the Mosque (the name of the theatre has...
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b1bob
Dec 16, 2002

Lee-Davis High School

I went to Lee-Davis High School from autumn 1984 through to spring 1987. I have enough memories of my high school years to fill the Library of Congress. Suffice it to say that I got my share of grief...
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b1bob
Dec 06, 2002

Windy Knoll Farms

I had trouble deciding whether to put this under "fondest memory" or "shopping". Anyhow, Windy Knoll Farms is a Christmas tree farm in rural Hanover County, just outside of Mechanicsville, Virginia....
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b1bob
Nov 23, 2002

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Things to Do Near Mechanicsville

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

For those of y'all with a green thumb, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is the place for you. Folks, the only flower I can distinguish from the rest of the lot is the geranium (and that's because I'm...
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Maggie Walker House

Maggie Walker was definitely a pioneer. Not the sort of pioneer that took a covered wagon out into the wild in search for gold or farming land, but a pioneer in the history of civil rights and...
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Valentine Museum - Richmond History Center

The Valentine Museum focuses on preserving the history of Richmond. You can view displays from when Richmond was an important port town with an active slave trade, when the city was considered the...
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Museum of the Confederacy

The museum was founded 25 years after Lee's surrender in Appomattox in the historic home that served as the White House of the Confederacy when the Ladies Hollywood Memorial Association saved the home...
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Capitol Square

Fascinating state capital, from 17779, surprised to see references inside to the House of Burgess and the paintings and statues of our founding fathers. Capital is in the center of capital square on a...
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St. John's Church

george wythe (1726-1806) was a lawyer, judge, and prominent law professor at the college of william and mary. future president thomas jefferson was one of george wythe's law students. wythe was one of...
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Top 5 Mechanicsville Writers

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b1bob

"Welcome to Mechanicsville, VA"
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"Mechanicsville, my hometown"
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Rames01

"A horrible Richmond suburb"
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