Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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June 9, 2014

Brown students explore the nation’s capital in May

CROSSVILLE — Seventh- and eighth-grade Frank P. Brown Elementary students and chaperones explored our nation's capital on May 15-19. In addition to touring the Capitol building, Ford's Theatre, and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, students experienced the Lincoln, Jefferson, and FDR memorials, the National Cathedral and the White House. 

A great deal of activity was packed into their three-day itinerary in Washington, D.C. Students rode the subway, explored Union Station, and enjoyed lunch at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. American history came to life at the Library of Congress and the Supreme Court buildings. 

In Alexandria, students were entertained with an educational ghost tour of the historic district. George Washington's Mount Vernon was a popular site for the group as well. The young people also had the opportunity to witness the memorable Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery. 

Reverence was paid to our nation's heroes for their sacrifices at the war memorials, including the Vietnam Memorial. One of the most moving experiences was at the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, where those who perished on September 11, 2001, were remembered and honored.

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