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Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard [3]   4 comments

With this picture, of the Eternal Flame of Freedom, dedicated to the memory of President and Legionnaire Harry S Truman on the 72nd anniversary of the American Legion, I want to conclude this mini-series of my visit to the Harry S Truman Library and Museum in Independence/MO:

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Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard: The Eternal Flame

The Eternal Flame of Freedom: these days we need it more than ever!

Veröffentlicht Mittwoch, September 20, 2017 von Pit in Harry S Truman Library and Museum, Independence/MO, Sehenswürdigkeiten

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Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard [2]   2 comments

A first glimpse of the wall with the eternal flame of freedom in the background:

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Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard

Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard Autumn Colours   4 comments

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Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard Autumn Colours

Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard: Walkway to the Trumans‘ Grave   10 comments

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Harry S Truman Library and Mueum: Courtyard

Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Moon over the Courtyard   2 comments

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Moon over Autumn Leaves

Harry S Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard [1]   Leave a comment

This courtyard is a wonderfully tranquil and serence place:

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Truman Library and Museum – Courtyard

For more about this president and the library and museum honouring his life and achievements check here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 13 [Independence/MO – Beatrice/NE]

 

The Truman House in Autumn   Leave a comment

It’s been close to one year now that we were there [see here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 12 [Hermann/MO – Independence/MO]]:

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The Truman House, Independence/MO, with Autumn Colours

The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle …   Leave a comment

… can be found in Collinsville/Illinois:

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The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle

For more about this roadside sight, check out „RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 9 [St. Louis/MO to Hermann/MO]“ in my blog „Pit’s Fritztown News„.

Two Symbols of Unity   2 comments

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US Flag Framed by the Gateway Arch, St. Louis/Missouri

St. Louis/MO – The Old Courthouse Mirrored [Take Two]   11 comments

Here’s another picture of how the Old Courthouse in St. Louis/MO is mirrored in the glass facade of the adjacent building:

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The Old Courthouse Mirrored in the Facade of the UMB Bank

More about the (importance in history) of the Old Courthouse in St. Louis/MO here, in my acount of day 8 of our „RailTrailsRoadTrip“ last year in October.

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