Construction and early history[ edit ] Arlington House from a pre sketch, published in The mansion was built on the orders of George Washington Parke Custis , the step-grandson and adopted son of George Washington and only grandson of Martha Custis Washington. Custis became a prominent resident of an area that was then known as Alexandria County , at the time a part of the District of Columbia. The younger Custis decided to build his home on the property in following the death of Martha Washington and three years after the death of George Washington. After acquiring the property, Custis renamed it "Arlington" after the Custis family's homestead on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Hiring George Hadfield as architect, he constructed a mansion exhibiting the first example of Greek Revival architecture in America. Its design included elements similar to those of George Washington's house, Mount Vernon.
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Many of the places are patrolled by the authorities, trespassers will be prosecuted. Abilene - The Anson Light - It is just one light bluish in color and if you try to drive towards it goes away. Turn the car around so that it is facing the cemetery. Then flash you headlight 3 times because when she was watching for her children to come home at night she would flash her lantern and they would flash back to let her know they where coming.
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But what an amazing eyesore it is. One needs only to take a look at the photos to understand what a unique specimen this is, in terms of design, decor, and blatant inadequacy. Opened over 30 years ago in , Southwest Center Mall opened to the masses with a different set of principles, and a different name — Red Bird Mall.
History of the Texas Rangers baseball Washington Senators — [ edit ] When the second Washington Senators moved to Minnesota in to become the Twins , Major League Baseball decided to expand a year earlier than planned to stave off the twin threats of competition from the proposed Continental League and loss of its exemption from the Sherman Antitrust Act. This new Senators team of the American League adopted the old Senators name, but was and still is considered an expansion team since the Twins retained the old Senators' records and history. The Senators and their expansion cousins, the Los Angeles Angels began to fill their rosters with American League players in an expansion draft. The team played the season at old Griffith Stadium before moving to the new District of Columbia Stadium under a year lease. The team's struggles led to a twist on a joke about the old Senators: