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[Smith Family Films, No. 6 - A Trip to Washington, D.C.]

Description: This home movie documents a family's trip to Washington D.C., with stops along the way to visit relatives and tourist destinations. The film begins with the family at Hawk's Nest overlook in West Virginia and children riding ponies and a train in an unidentified park. During their trip to Washington, D.C., the family observes the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a military funeral, site of the Battle of First Manassas, Little Hogback Overlook in Shenandoah National Park, Michie's Tavern in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Marine Corps War Memorial, First Bull Run Monument, Monticello, a large unidentified church, Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, and a Hulburt/Hulbirt family cemetery with gravestones for Samuel J., Frank J. and wife Nora Spring, Harrison and wife Laura, Stephen, and Joseph S., the Blue Mountain and Kittatinny Tunnels, Fairview Park Methodist Church, and the Wabash River. The family also sunbathes, swims, launches a model rocket, and fishes at their campsites.
Date: 1965
Creator: Smith, Cordell & Smith, Elizabeth
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Partner: UNT Media Library