The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) showcases the state’s history of attracting newcomers from early explorers to recent immigrants, as well as chronicling the lives of the native people who were here before them. OMCA also presents California’s influence in the world, significant events, art, and natural sciences. There’s something for everybody — native Californians, newcomers, and visitors.
This week’s Travel Photo Thursday picture was taken by another member of the Traveling with Sweeney family. Cousin TWS, Thomas Holt Ward, took this shot of the historic Durango to Silverton train as it passed near his home in Durango, Colorado. In operation since 1882, the Durango to Silverton Narrow…
There are many points of interest and things to do south of San Francisco along the Peninsula and beyond to San Jose, as well. Here are just a few of them.
Washington D.C. is filled with monuments, memorials and historical landmarks. Probably the most visible from many different vantage points is the towering Washington Monument that honors President George Washington. To mark Presidents’ Day, which recognizes all United States presidents (especially Abraham Lincoln and George Washington who used to have their own holidays on February 12th and 22nd, respectively), I wanted to share a few Washington Monument photos that I took during my visit to Washington D.C. in October.