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Day Two – 101511287 7-Day, East Coast Edventure

It’s a beautiful day here on the East Coast and these students are off on a new day of edventuring!

First stop is at the Arlington National Cemetery – honoring those who have served our country.

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Walking the grounds of ANC

Walking the grounds of ANC

Students on the audio tour of ANC

Students on the audio tour of ANC

Learning more about the Arlington National Cemetery

Learning more about the Arlington National Cemetery

 

Taking it all in

Taking it all in

 

St. John's students looking sharp!

St. John’s students looking sharp!

 

Beautiful smiles from these lovely ladies!

Beautiful smiles from these lovely ladies!

 

Some quality time with classmates

Some quality time with classmates

 

Ben, Wyatt, Brooklyn & Cassie are representing St. John's for the Laying of the Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Ben, Wyatt, Brooklyn & Cassie are representing St. John’s for the Laying of the Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

 

Receiving instructions for the ceremony

Receiving instructions for the ceremony

 

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

 

An important role here at ANC

An important role here at ANC

 

Such precision on the inspection of the new guard

Such precision on the inspection of the new guard

 

Ready for the Wreath Ceremony

Ready for the Wreath Ceremony

 

Places everyone!

Places everyone!

 

Walking down the steps

Walking down the steps

 

Placing the wreath on the tomb

Placing the wreath on the tomb

 

A view from the side

A view from the side

 

 

All done. About face!

All done. About face!

 

And back up the steps. Well done students!

And back up the steps. Well done students!

 

St. John's wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

St. John’s wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

 

At the Arlington Amphitheater

At the Arlington Amphitheater

 

Hello gentlemen!

Hello gentlemen!

 

A view from the top of the hill at Arlington House

A view from the top of the hill at Arlington House

 

Some good mother & son time!

Some good mother & son time!

 

Another happy mother & son!

Another happy mother & son!

 

Ben & his mom too!

Ben & his mom too!

 

Emily & Olivia at the Arlington House

Emily & Olivia at the Arlington House

 

St. John's students at the JFK Memorial at ANC

St. John’s students at the JFK Memorial at ANC

 

Next stop - our Nation's Capitol!

Next stop – our Nation’s Capitol

 

Here come the St. John's students!

Here come the St. John’s students! Ready to tour the Capitol

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Grateful for our freedom and the privilege to be an American citizen

Grateful for the freedom we have and the privilege to be an American citizen

 

Listening to the tour guide on the Capitol Tour

Listening to the tour guide on the Capitol Tour

 

Look up! The dome of the Capitol

Look up! The dome of the Capitol

 

Admiring the architecture

Admiring the architecture

 

Students in Statuary Hall

Students in Statuary Hall

 

Everyone listens to the tour guide through personal headphones - it can get loud in the Capitol!

Everyone listens to the tour guide through personal headphones – it can get loud in the Capitol!

 

More pictures! Hope everyone has enough space for them all!

More pictures! Hope everyone has enough space for them all!

 

Click! Click! Click!

Click! Click! Click!

 

Sofia, Hannah & Natalie at the Library of Congress

Sofia, Hannah & Natalie at the Library of Congress

 

Eben, Emily & Morgan at the Library of Congress

Eben, Emily & Morgan at the Library of Congress

 

 

Smiles from these gentlemen!

Smiles from these gentlemen!

 

The Unites States Supreme Court

Nearby, the Unites States Supreme Court

 

St. John's students outside the Capitol

St. John’s students outside the Capitol

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St. John’s students head to the Smithsonian American History & Natural History Museums

The prized Hope Diamond

The prized Hope Diamond

 

Outside the Natural history Museum

Outside the Natural history Museum

 

President Lincoln's hat!!

President Lincoln’s hat!!

After dinner, the edventure continues for these St. John’s students! An evening Illuminated Monument & Memorial walking tour!

Starting out at the WW2 Memorial

Starting out at the WW2 Memorial

 

Alex & Nadia at the WW2 Memorial

Alex & Nadia at the WW2 Memorial

 

Students enjoying the view

Students enjoying the view

 

Contemplating :)

Contemplating

 

Marley, Emily & Eben

Marley, Emily & Eben

 

Ben & his mom

Ben & his mom

 

Eben surrounded by lovely ladies!

Eben surrounded by lovely ladies!

 

Nurses Memorial

Nurses Memorial

 

Visiting the Vietnam Memorial

Visiting the Vietnam Memorial

 

Students listening to Tour Guide Terry talk about the Vietnam Memorial

Students listening to Tour Guide Terry talk about the Vietnam Memorial

 

The wall at the Vietnam Memorial

The wall at the Vietnam Memorial

 

Up the steps to the Lincoln Memorial

Up the steps to the Lincoln Memorial

 

View from the Lincoln Memorial

View from the Lincoln Memorial

 

Cassie & her mom

Cassie & her mom

 

A sweet reminder of God's promises to us!

A sweet reminder of God’s promises to us!

 

Next stop - the Jefferson Memorial!

Next stop – the Jefferson Memorial!

 

The soldiers at the Korean Memorial

The soldiers at the Korean Memorial

 

Mrs. VB's father engraved on the Korean Memorial

Mrs. VB’s father engraved on the Korean Memorial

 

Hello from DC!

Hello from DC!

 

Washington Monument in the background!

Washington Monument in the background!

 

 

Beautiful! Just beautiful!

Beautiful! Just beautiful!

 

Adam & Garret at the Jefferson Memorial

Adam & Garret at the Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson himself!

Jefferson himself!

 

A great night of touring! Now off to bed to rest up for tomorrow! Good night

A great night of touring! Now off to bed to rest up for tomorrow! Good night