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2017 Photo Albums
Select from the links below to be sent to the photo album of your choice. There are captions to most of the photos (or at least there will be in the future) that tell a little bit about what happened on the trip or in the photo. The most recent album is at the top, but feel free to check out the other trips from the past. Enjoy!
  • 2017 Pittsburgh Trip Photos
    Photos from several visits to The Burgh in 2017.
  • 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia Photos
    Photos from the battle anniversary taken at the Slaughter Pen Farm on December 9, 2017. Photos depict the horse drawn artillery and the Union assault on Jackson's Line.
  • 2017 Veteran's Day in Washington, DC Photos
    Photos from various ceremonies that took place in Washington, DC on Veteran's Day, November 11, 2017. The first was at the World War II Memorial. The second was at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. I then took my first visit to the Library of Congress after passing the U.S. Capitol.
  • 2017 Honor Flight Photos
    Photos from Honor Flights that I and the family greeted as they arrived at Dulles International Airport, Reagan National Airport and the World War II Memorial in Virginia. These flights bring World War II veterans into Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.
  • Tim and Kim Allen's Wedding Photos
    Photos from my Navy buddy's wedding on September 30, 2017. Tim and Kim Allen got married that day in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
  • 2017 Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland Photos
    Photos from the day long battlefield hike that I took on Sunday, September 17, 2017 on the 155th anniversary of the battle. It was also the 150th anniversary of the dedication to the Antietam National Cemetery.
  • Other Photos of Aurora from 2017
    Miscellaneous photos of Aurora throughout 2017.
  • Yellowstone N.P., Craters of the Moon N.M., and Grand Teton N.P. Trip Photos
    Photos from our family vacation from August 3-20, 2017. Aurora got one new State (Idaho). She is now up to 40 states and the District of Columbia at the age of 10. During the trip we visited the following places: Pittsburgh; Sundance, Wyoming; Devil's Tower National Monument, Wyoming; Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite, Wyoming; Cody, Wyoming; Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming/Montana/Idaho (4 nights camping); Hell's Half Acre Trails, Idaho; Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (3 nights camping); and a visit with Chris, Amy, Amanda, Ashley, and Chase Olcott. Enjoy!
  • Janice's July Visit Photos
    Photos from a visit from Kate's best friend, Janice, and her 2 kids, Evelyn and Samuel in late July to early August 2017.
  • Drew and Abby's Wedding Photos
    Photos from Kate's nephew''s wedding on July 22, 2017. Drew and Abby Dickenson got married that day. There are also photos from the rehearsal dinner at the Sunsphere in Knoxville, Tennessee the day before.
  • Brandon Graduates from U.S. Army Basic Training Photos
    My cousin Brandon graduated from U.S. Army Basic Infantry Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. These photos were taken while visiting him the weekend of July 6-8, 2017.
  • Pirates Versus Orioles Baseball Game Photos
    Photos from the June 6, 2017, baseball game between the Pirates and Orioles in Baltimore, Maryland. Unfortunately, the Orioles won in 10 innings.
  • 2017 Volunteer Day in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Photos
    Photos from the June 3, 2017, Volunteer Day in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that the family and I had with the other Friends of Gettysburg members. We all helped build fences along United States Avenue.
  • March For Science Photos
    Photos from mostly the pre-march events in Washington, DC on April 22, 2017 for the Earth Day March For Science. All of these photos were taken from our cell phones.
  • Jamestown Settlement School Field Trip Photos
    Photos from Aurora's school field trip to Jamestown Settlement in Virginia on April 5, 2017.
  • Point Lookout, Maryland Garrison Photos
    Photos from the lead up to our Civil War unit's garrison event at Point Lookout, Maryland from March 10-12, 2017. Photos from the event can be found at https://www.libertyrifles.org/photos/2017/.