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We saw this on our way from the Marine Corps Memorial to Arlington National Cemetery. It was gifted to the US from the Netherlands for liberating them from the Nazis. It is an interesting building that goes along with a lot of the WWII Memorial’s.
We took some guests, one of whom is a Marine Corps Vet to visit the Marine Corps memorial. I was familiar with the Carillion from previous visits but did not mention in advance. As we walked up towards the Monument the Carillion chimed and stopped...More
When you leave Arlington on the North Marshall Drive side, you walk past this half way up the gently sloping hill path that leads to the Marine Corp Memorial. So it's worth pausing to have a look. It's a thank you to the US from...More
the bell tower concerts are a magical way to wile away a summer Friday evening. Bring a picnic to the broad lawn with its sweeping views of the city, Potomac River, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and US Capitol.
This is a wonderful thing to see, especially on a Saturday or Sunday when guest "bell ringer" plays beautiful tunes. This was a gift from the Netherlands for liberating the country from Germany occupation
Stopped to see the USMC war memorial (amazing) and noticed this tall rectangle with bells pealing regularly during our visit. Went to investigate and saw this marvelous structure and discovered a bit of the historical bond between NL and the US as thanks for our...More