Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Washington Burns

Washington, D.C., August 25, 1814. On this date the British overran the City of Washington, burning much of the city and the seat of government.
For previous posts referencing the War of 1812, see here, here, and here.
Go on over to Secondary Roads and wish my friend, Chuck, a happy birthday!
Painting of White House after fire by George Munger. Wikipedia


Secondary Roads said...

We should be thankful for what our founders called the hand of Divine Providence. Thanks for the best wishes. Blessings to you and yours.

vanilla said...

Chuck-- Thank you.