Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Library of Congress / Thomas Jefferson Building, D.C. (Fri.10/26)

The Library of Congress, probably along with the Capitol, is the most ornate, but tastefully done building I've seen. This library unlike most these days has books in it, not just computer terminals.

I suggest using one of the free tour guides to see the place, but ours had a thick German accent and didn't project her voice very well. Combine that with the fact that 2 of the 4 boys don't appreciate architecture at all – unless you can climb on it -- and Kim and I needed to split up our time tracking with the tour.

They have a Gutenberg Bible, there are just a couple in good condition. It's a two-volume set, one shown, they carefully turn the pages periodically.

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