VACATION - JUNE THRU OCTOBER 2007

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH STATE CAPITOL - JUNE 25, 2007 Approaching Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City.  Capitol is at the end of Capitol Ave
Front of State Capitol.  In 3rd year of 4 year restoration project Front with escavation taken place on front lawn
Front with escavation taken place on front lawn Front with escavation taken place on front lawn
Front with escavation taken place on front lawn.  Large crane in foreground Utah state capitol from back corner
Utah state capitol from back corner Side of state capitol
State Capitol from across the lake Nelson Slagle and statue of John Smith at Temple Square in Salt Lake City
PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA, STATE CAPITOL ON JUNE 28, 2007
Front corner of Pierre, SD State Capitol
Back corner of Pierre, SD State Capitol Back of Pierre, SD State Capitol
Front corner of Pierre, SD State Capitol

Side of Pierre, SD State Capitol from across the lake
South Dakota Culture Center a 15 minute walk from the state capitol McDonalds and Governors Inn where I stayed in Pierre, South Dakota
Ronald McDonald and Nelson in McDonald's in Pierre, South Dakota Front of Lewis and Clark museum at rest stop in South Dakota
Back of Lewis and Clark museum at rest stop in South Dakota Sign about bridge named after Lewis and Clark
 Bridge across Missouri River named after Lewis and Clark Mary, Rob and Frank Pekovich in their home near Madison, Wisconsin
Jim Henning (1st place trophy for winning 2006 football), Dick Hammerstrom (2nd but standing in for Bob Scholl for winning 2007 NCAA/NBA Predicts) and Bob Stanley (2007 Basketball prediction winner) at Denny's in Madison, Wisconsin. Frank Pekovich, Jim Henning (1st place trophy for winning 2006 football), Dick Hammerstrom (2nd but standing in for Bob Scholl for winning 2007 NCAA/NBA Predicts) and Bob Stanley (2007 Basketball prediction winner) at Denny's in Madison, Wisconsin
Ronald Reagan boyhood home in Dixon, Illinois.  Reagan lived in this home from 9 to 12 years old.. Sign in front of Ronald Reagan boyhood home in Dixon, Illinois
Back of Ronald Reagan boyhood home in Dixon, Illinois.   Ronald Reagan statute in side yard of Reagan boyhood home 
Pennants in Ronald Reagan's bedroom in boyhood home in Dixon, Illinois Ronald Reagan's birthplace apartment above bank in Tampico, Illinois.  The bank was a bakery or restuarant at time of Reagan's birth on 2-6-1911.   The building was built in 1895 with the downstairs becoming a bank in 1919.  Reagan's parents moved into the apartment in 1906 but Ronald only lived their for 3 months.
Nelson standing behind Reagan chair in gift shop next door to bank Four movie posters of the 53 movies that Reagan was in at the gift shop
Living room of Reagan's apartment in Tampico, Illinois Kitchen of Reagan's apartment
Enclosed porch of Reagan's apartment Bank restored to 1920 era
Shop building across the street from birth apartment.  Reagan's father worked in this building and family lived in the building during his youth. Mural on shop building where Reagan's father worked and lived in Tampico, Illinois
Judy and Betty Lou Cotter at their home in Chicago, Illinois Judy and Betty Lou Cotter look at Emily and Gene Slagle scrapbooks
Front of Grouseland home in Vincennes, Indiana.  William Henry Harrison (9th President) built home in 1803-4 and lived there until 1812 when he resigned as Indiana Territorial Governor. View of front corner of Grouseland home   
View of side of Grouseland home   View of back of Grouseland home  
View of side of Grouseland home   Sign in back of home telling that Lewis and Clark stopped at home in 1806 on way to Washington DC after their expedition to the west coast
Other side of sign in back of home Front of Benjamin Harrison Home in Indianpolis, Indiana
Sign in front of home
Side of Benjamin Harrison home Back of Benjamin Harrison home
Benjamin Harrison home from back corner Front of Jeff and Jenny Robinette home in Noblesville, Indiana
Back of Jeff and Jenny Robinette home in Noblesville, Indiana Jeff Robinette, Nelson, Jenny and Abby Robinette in boat for a ride on the lake.
Libby, Jenny, Abby, Michael, Nelson and Emma with ice cream cones in front of Alexanders ice cream shop Jeff and Jenny look at Gene and Emily scrapbooks in their sun room
Bob, Sally, Bonnie Dell and Bill Rudy at restuarant in Troy, Ohio Bonnie Dell Rudy looks at Gene and Emily Slagle scrapbooks at her home in Troy, Ohio
Auction sign in front of Emily Slagle's farm house on Rt 98 outside of Marion, Ohio Nelson and Dave Claborn at Dr. Mauk's open house celebrating 1st year anniversary of office in Marion, Ohio
Part of Marion Harding Band beside old car at Dr. Mauk's open house celebrating 1st year anniversary of office in Marion, Ohio Clever 'Try not to tailgate' sign on back of car
Emily Slagle line dancing at Dr. Mauk's open house.  Emily is in front row, 2nd from left side. Emily Slagle line dancing at Dr. Mauk's open house.  Emily is in back row, 2nd from right side
Jim and Nelson Slagle at Marion Mayhem arena football playoff game at the Marion Colisuem in Marion, Ohio.  About 2500 fans came to first playoff game in Mayhem two year history.   Scoreboard showing Marion Mayhem 68 and Muskingum 57 final score.
Fan on field after game with face painted blue Players on field after game
Players on field after game Jim, Heidi and Emily Slagle in first row of annual Epworth church services at McKinley Park in Marion, Ohio
Nelson, Pastor Williams and youth pastor at church service in bermudas.  And you thought California was casual! Jim walking toward Tiger Stadium (Comerica Park).  Jim and Nelson  drove to game without tickets and only standing room tickets for $15 each available.    We ended up scalping two tickets for $10 a piece for  seats in the upper deck  beyond left field. 
Tiger stadium looking toward home plate from left center field Tiger stadium looking toward home plate from left center field with zoom lens
Scoreboard and our seats in upper deck just to left of scoreboard Nelson wearing borrowed Tiger cap and Jim wearing Cleveland jersey and cap and 
Field from behind home plate Field from behind home plate and skyline
Friendly female Tiger fan - love those Tiger fans.   Batter in area behind home plate
Ty Cobb and 1900-10 display.  They had similar displays for each decade spaced around the park Scoreboard from our seats
Nelson and Jim Slagle in their seats Joe Lowther, Damian Beecker and Rob Lowther.  Joe and Rob are grandsons of an ex Lion football coach
  Nelson and Jim Slagle standing by their seats with field in background Backing trailer off of front lawn of office building to move showcase to the farm house for auction
7-6-07 Jim Slagle presents Dad's large gavel to the auctioneer for Mom's farm sale auctio to Chuck Salisbury.  Chuck worked with dad as an auctioneer for last 10 years or so.   Jim Slagle, Nelson Slagle and Bill Huckaba behind parking signs at July 6, 2007 auction for Emily Slagle at the Rt 98 Farm.  The three parked cars for the auction
  Semi Truck trailer hooked up and ready to be taken away after the auction.  The trailer sold for $900, the second highest selling item.   Jim Slagle, Emily Slagle, Betsy Slagle with farm house in background and auctioneer Orville loading stuff on wagon
  Scrapbook material on table in Jim's basement.  Nelson will put in scrapbooks or the 'Slagle Museum'   Emily Slagle and Betty Huckaba review files in dad's office.  They, Jim and Nelson reviewed everything in the office over a two week period and ended up taking 3,000 pounds of paper to Sims for Recycling.
  Don Goins digging for exit tile from septic tank prior to replacing old septic tank at Rt 98 farm   7-13-07 John Keggan, Emil Slagle, Jim Slagle and Bryan Jackson at closing of 463 E. Center St (dad's office) property
  Taylor and Emma Bays during visit to Bill and Betty Huckaba   Nelson's Honda CRV and Jim & Heidi's house after it was papered.
  Nelson being buried with flowers by Emily Slagle after not being able to cope with the physical labor   Nelson and Bill unload pallet from Bill's vehicle.  Bill was able to get a free pallet at Lowes to use as the floor in Emily's storage area in the basement
Auction sign, moving truck and CRV as movers pack Emily's furniture in truck.   9-1-07 Nelson, Phil Hensley, Heidi and Jim at Phil's niece's tailgate party after OSU opening game victory over Youngstown State.  Nelson saw the first three OSU home games
  Emily Slagle at Red Caboose across the street from Garfield Park in Marion, Ohio.  This was Nelson's favorite restuarant during his 2007 visit   Heidi, Jim, Emily, Toto, Nelson and Betsy prior to popcorn parade in Marion, Ohio.  This was 23rd year Jim rode in the parade.  Nelson rode in his second ever parade.
Bonnie Shaffstall taking picture during popcorn parade.  Emily seated to right of Bonnie   9-8-07 Nelson standing in seat at OSU victory over Akron
  Betsy, Heidi, Bonnie, Jim and Lauren celebrating Emily's birthday.  Jim & Heidi's tradition is to serve birthday cake in bed to the birthday person. 9-9-07 Bonnie, Kristen, Dreighton, Chad, Abby, Betty and Jim during Emily's furniture auction
Oville (auctioneer) and Bruce (clerk) watch as Jim introduces family prior to auction   9-9-07 Refreshment stand, auction, parked cars and corn as seen from the 2nd floor of the farm house
  9-9-07  Jack, Orville, Emily, Kristin, Bill. and Betty during auction   9-9-07  Chad Stoub and Bonnie Shaffstall at auction
   Dave Claborn, Jim and Mr. Drew watch tennis match at Harding High School   Emily, Charles Cole and Patty Cole at their Lake Erie home
  9-19-07  Jerry Cubbage, Nelson, Phil Hensley, Dave Dye and Dave Evans at Buckeye Hall of Fame in  Columbus, Ohio for lunch   9-19-07  Nelson, Dave Dye and Dave Evans at Buckebe Hall of Fame
  9-20-07  Table and chairs in Jim and Heidi basement full of genealogy materials that Nelson will haul home for the Slagle Museum   9-20-07  Nelson and Emily wearing Homecoming dress
  9-  9-24-07  Emily, Rob Joss,  Mayde Joss,  Ev Shaffstall, Fred Joss, Alex Joss, and Amy Joss at Joss home on Troy-Indianapolis-Chicago-Grand Rapids trip by Nelson and Emily   9-24-07  Libby Robinette, Abby Robinette, Emily Slagle, Jeff Robinette, Jenny Robinette, Mike Robinette and Emma Robinette at Robinette home 
  9-25-07  Larry Cotter, Emily Slagle, Judy Cotter and Betty Lou Cotter in Chicago, Illinois   9-26-07  Deighton, Kristin and Emmy at Chad and Kristin home in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  9-26-07  Chad Stoub and Brother dropping their Calvin College diploma in the trash.  This classic ad was on the side of one of Chad's truck as they both run trash companies
  9-26-07  Mock statute of President Ford when he played football at Michigan in front of Ford Presidential museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  9-26-07  Side of Ford Presidential Museum   9-26-07 Sign in front of Ford Presidential Museum with house of admission
  9-26-07  Front of Ford Presidential Museum.  Final stop on Emily and Nelson 5 day vacation.   9-26-07  Replica of astronaut in front of Ford Presidential Museum
  9-26-07 Sandusky River in Wyandot County where Gene Slagle still owned 2.9 acres of brush land on the River   9-26-07 Nelson at his favorite Marion eating establishment, The Caboose,  on last day before closing for the winter.
  10-1-07 Paul Ulliman, Jennifer Gilbert, Jack Ryan and Nelson Slagle foursome at annual PriceWaterhouseCoopers golf tournament at Worthington Hill Country Club in Worthington, Ohio   10-4-07 Nelson appearing to make point and Earl Bruce before live weekly two hour radio show on Buckeye football at the Buckeye Hall of Fame in Columbus, Ohio.   
  10-4-07 Bill Conley, Nelson Slagle, Craig Krenzel, Earl Bruce and Dave Purdy during break in radio show   10-6-07 Front seat of CRV packed with 20 pictures as Nelson packs for drive home to California
  10-6-07 Back of CRV loaded with genealogy related materials for the Slagle Museum   10-4-07 Bill Huckaba, Emily Slagle and Betty Huckaba after spending a day hanging pictures in Emily's new apartment
  10-7-07 Craig and Denise Hagen at Cracker Barrell in Mason, Ohio on first stop on way to California   10-4-07 Craig Hagen, Denise Hagen and Nelson Slagle at Cracker Barrell in Mason, Ohio
  10-7-07 Front of birth home of Ulysses S. Grant at Point Pleasant, Ohio where he was born in 1822 and lived his first year.   10-7-07 Plaque in front of Grant home
  10-7-07 Back of Grant birth home   10-7-07 Painting of Grant in birth homeP
  10-7-07 Bedroom in Grant's birth home.   10-7-07 Kitchen and guide in Grant birth homen
  10-7-07 Mike Bellamy inspects CRV as his wife watches.  Car stalled and within 30 seconds a 'mechanic' pulls up and asks if I need help.  He jumps battery, escorts me to Auto Zone store to test alternator.  Tested bad so he drove 30 miles to pick up new alternator after dropping me off at 2nd Grant home in Georgetown, Ohio.   10-7-07 Mrs. & Mr. Mike Bellamy at grandparents home.  Went to install new alternator and found old one loose.  Tightened up and said I should be ok.  He took new generator back and I paid him $50 for services.
  10-7-07 Front of 2nd Grant home in Georgetown, Ohio where he lived from age 2 to 17 when he went to West Point in 1839.  His father build the brick part of the home in 1824.    10-7-07 Plaque in front of 2nd Grant home
  10-7-07 Back of 2nd Grant home   10-7-07 Outhouse and shelter in back of 2nd Grant home
  10-7-07 Grant plaque on horses.  Interesting reading.  Grant was considered the best horse rider at West Point and in the army.   10-7-07 Life in 1800's plaque.  By age of 7 he worked the fields with horses.  At age 14 he ran a livery business where he delivered people all over Ohio.
  10-7-07 Land of Grant Plaque   10-7-07 Original rockers in 2nd Grant home
  10-7-07 Grant's parent tannery building.  Tannery was very successful as his parents left $5,000 to each of his five children.  US Grant didn't like tannery and tried many professions unsuccessfully except for the military.     10-8-07 Alternator problem persisted next day and I had to unload back of CRV to get jumper cables!  Called AAA and they said I could get jumped and continue to drive without doing any damage to car.
  10-8-07 Just as I was getting CRV packed again a kitchen contractor (also rebuilds engines!), Chuck Brown pulls up and asks if I needed help.  He found alternator loose, thus got a full wrech set out of his truck and tightened alternator and I was as good as new.  This time for $30.   Who said people aren't thoughtful?  What a great country!  Looking like a helpless old man may help also.     10-8-07 Front of West Virginia state capitol in Charleston.  Present building contructed in 1930.
  10-8-07 Plaque in front of West Virginia state capitol   10-8-07 Senate chamber in West Virginia State Capitol
  10-9-07 Front of Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson home used as a retreat during retirement to escape visitors at Monticello   10-9-07 Back of Poplar Forest
  10-9-07 Wing which is being reconstructed   10-9-07 New wing and brick walkway
  10-9-07 Poplar Forest Outhouse   10-9-07 Landscaping plaque
  10-9-07 Mound plaque   10-9-07 Woodshop used by Poplar Forest
  10-9-07 Side of Poplar Forest home and mound   10-9-07 Start of trail back to car.  Had to hike a mile from the front gate of the home.  The home was closed for tours the day I arrived
  10-9-07 Another part of trail.  Passed a golf course on the way   10-9-07 Front of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson home in Charlottesville, Virginia
  10-9-07 Front and side of Monticello   10-9-07 Back of Monticello
  10-9-07 Back and side of Monticello   10-9-07 Back corner of Monticello
  10-9-07 Back and side of Monticello - closer   10-9-07 Kitchen at Monticello
  10-9-07 Pond at Monticello   10-9-07 Fish Pond sign
  10-9-07 South pavillion sign   10-9-07 Monticello dependicies sign
  10-9-07 Grape vinyard at Monticello   10-9-07 Orchard
  10-9-07 Nelson and Stacy from Nashville, Tenn in viewpoint from garden overlooking orchard   10-9-07 Fenced Jefferson graveyard at Monticello
  10-9-07 Another view of Jefferson cemetery looking through fence.   10-9-07 Sign listing those buried in cemetery
  10-9-07 Monticello cemetary plaque   10-9-07 Thomas Jefferson tombstone
  10-9-07 Thomas Jefferson tombstone   10-9-07 Sign on how Monticello started
  10-10-07 Front of Maryland state capitol in Annapolis, Maryland.  It is the oldest state capitol in continual use.  It was built in 1780.   10-10-07 Plaque in front of Maryland State Capitol
  10-10-07 Wooden dome inside state capitol.  Only wooden dome in US.  Wooden pegs are huge and are made of wood resistant to termites.  Now over 200 years old.   10-10-07 Senate chambers
  10-10-07 Senate dome   10-10-07 House Chambers
  10-10-07 House dome   10-10-07 Replica of George Washington where he resigned his commission in 1783
  10-10-07 Back of Maryland State Capitol   10-10-07 Front of Pat and George LaNoue home in Baltimore, Maryland
  10-10-07 Pat and George LaNoue home from park running along Twin Falls River in back of their home   10-10-07 Jeff and Pat LaNoue at dinner table
  10-10-07 Jeff and Pat LaNoue   10-10-07 Nelson and Pat LaNoue
  10-10-07 George and Pat LaNoue   10-10-07 Decatur House - popular political hang out two blocks from White House in 1800's.  Martin Van Buren lived their while Secretary of State.
  10-11-07 Woodrow Wilson home in Washington DC.  The 12,000 foot home was built in 1915 and purchased by Woodrow Wilson in 1920.  He lived their until his death in 1923.  His wife Edith lived their until her death in 1961.   10-11-07 Another front view of Wilson home
  10-11-07 Living room of Wilson home   10-11-07 Wilson's desk Wilson home
  10-11-07 Cabinet in Wilson kitchen   10-11-07 Gadsby Tavern in Arlington, Virigina.  Tavern has been around since 1785 and each of the first four presidents ate there.
  10-11-07 Gadsby Tavern sign in Arlington, Virginia   10-11-07 Mark McLeod, Terry McLeod  and Nelson at Gadsby Tavern
  10-11-07 Entertainer at Gadsby Tavern   10-12-07 Front of Tuckahoe just west of  Richmond, Virginia.  This unusual H shaped home was where Thomas Jefferson lived when he started school.  House was started in 1715 and is believed to be the oldest frame house in the US.   
  10-12-07 Front and side of Tuckahoe home   10-12-07 Side of Tuckahoe home
  10-12-07 Front and side of Tuckahoe home from further away   10-12-07 Plaque at Tuckahoe home
  10-12-07 Judy Godwin and Nelson Slagle at Panera Bread in Midalothian, Virginia   10-12-07 Bust of John Adams at Presidential Park in Williamsport, Virginia.  The park had a similar bust of all 43 Presidents and signs listing facts about the President 
  10-12-07 Nelson at Presidential Park   10-12-07 Benjamin Harrison sign at Presidential Park
  10-12-07 Sign showing territories purchased by the US and President responsible   10-12-07 Mock up of Air Force One
  10-12-07 Andrew Johnson facts on sign inside building   10-12-07 Sign showing pictures of 8 Presidents from Virginia
  10-12-07 Four President's wives innaugural dresses   10-12-07 Thomas Jefferson and Nelson Slagle in Williamsport
  10-12-07 Soldiers brief crowd in Williamsport   10-12-07 Capitol Building at Williamsport
  10-12-07 Close up of Capitol Building at Williamsport   10-13-07 Andrew Johnson impeachment sign at Andrew Johnson visitor center in Greenville, Tennessee
  10-13-07 Replica of Andrew Johnson birth home in Greenville, Tennessee.  Replica built in 1999.  Original building constructed in late 1700's.   10-13-07 Reconstructed early childhood home of Andrew Johnson in Greenville, Tennessee
  10-13-07 Plaque at birth home   10-13-07 Front of last home Andrew Johnson lived in.
  10-13-07 Back of last home with porches on both floors which Andrew Johnson live in.   10-13-07 Tombstone of Andrew Johnson in Greenville, Tennessee
  10-16-07 Front of State Capitol in Tallahassee Florida, built in 1977.  It is probably the newest state capitol and one of four non domed capitols.  Other non domed capitols are Nebraska, North Dakota and Louisiana   10-16-07 New state capitol with old state capitol in foreground
  10-16-07 Front of old state capitol with new capitol in back   10-16-07 Front of old state capitol 
  10-16-07 Front of old state capitol   10-16-07 Back of old state capitol
  10-16-07 Plaque in front of old state capitol   10-16-07 View of Florida State campus from 22nd floor of new capitol
  10-16-07 Senate chambers in new state capitol.  Senate is scheduled for only 60 days in session a year   10-16-07 Senate dome
  10-16-07 House chambers   10-16-07 Nelson, Judy Dove and Warren Dove at Macaroni's in Talahassee, Florida
  10-16-07 Warren and Judy Dove in front of Macaroni's Grill in Tallahassee, Florida   10-16-07 Rest area in Mississippi on Interstate 10 - most impressive rest area ever seen
  10-16-07 Inside rest area in Mississippi   10-17-07 Riverwalk start next to French Quarters with statute of Winston Churchill in New Orleans, Louisiana
  10-17-07 Mississippi River from start of Riverwalk in rain   10-17-07 Bubba Gump resturant in French Quarters.  Opened after Forest Gump movie and Forest friend Bubba.
  10-17-07 Jackson Brewery in French Quarters   10-17-07 Nelson in front of statue of Andrew Jackson and church.
  10-17-07 Church completed 1794 also in prior picture in French Quarters   10-17-07 Plaque in front of French Quarters Church
  10-17-07 Harrah's Casino, two blocks from French Quarters   10-18-07 Front of Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  10-18-07 Statue of Huey Long who was responsiblie for getting capitol built in 1932 in 14 months for $5M.  Long was assassinated in building 4 years later.     10-18-07 Front of state capitol with Huey Long statue in picture
  10-18-07 Front of state capitol looking through trees   10-18-07 Plaque in front of capitol showing building of capitol in 1932
  10-18-07 Fifty steps leading to entrance of state capitol.  Each step represents a state and they are in order of becoming a state   10-18-07 Rotunda in state capitol
  10-18-07 Senate Chambers from spectator gallery   10-18-07 House Chambers
  10-18-07 House ceiling   10-18-07 Downtown Baton Rouge and Mississippi River from state capitol observation deck
  10-18-07 Central Gardens plaque in front of capitol grounds   10-18-07 Singing statutes on wagon across street from capitol grounds
  10-18-07 David, Marleen and Jonathon  Young at Marlene's in Baton Rouge, Louisiana    10-18-07 Marlene Young's home on Sunset Blvd in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  10-18-07 Marlene, Jonathon and David Young in front of Sunset home   10-18-07 Jonathon Young standing under bamboo tree in  back yard
  10-18-07 Marlene, Johathon, David Young and Nelson at Olive Garden in Baton Rouge, Louisiana   10-18-07 David, Marlene and Jonathon Young during movie interview
  10-18-07 Jonathon, Marlene and Jonathon study Orra Monnette Book of 1911.   10-19-07 Nelson, Rich Grygier, Dan Hughes and Jake Succop at Cindy's restuarant in Dallas, Texas
  10-18-07 Rich Grygier, Nelson and Dan Hughes outside Cindy's restuarant in Dallas, Texas   10-22-07 UFO Museum in Roswell, New Mexico
  10-22-07 UFO exhibit explaining UFO landing near Roswell in July of 1947.  Supposedly four alien bodies were recovered and one was kept alive for a while.  No one knows where bodies or space ship parts were eventually stored   10-22-07 Glenn Dennis affidavit on his mortician part of UFO landing
  10-22-07Affidavit by wife of airmen that flew bodies from Roswell to Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio   10-2-07 Roswell dig display.  An extensive dig was done in 1992 at place where space ship supposedly crashed trying to uncover additional data 
  10-22-07 Crop circles photographs display   10-22-07 Other unidentified object pictures display
  10-22-07 Five President picture display   10-22-07 Three astronaut picture display
  10-22-07 Mock up of alien baby from movie   10-22-07 Research library in Museum
  10-2
-07 Front of New Mexico state capitol in Santa Fe
  10-23-07 Side of state capitol in Santa Fe.  Hard to photograph because of all of the trees
  10-23-07 New Mexico seal on back of state capitol   10-23-07 New Mexico state seal on floor of rotunda
  10-23-07 Senate chambers from first floor   10-23-07 Senate chambers from balcony
  10-23-07 House chambers from balcony   10-23-07 Large balcony in house chambers for visitors
  10-23-07 Outside of Temple a couple of blocks from state capitol   10-23-07 Santuary in Temple
  10-23-07 Spiral staircase in Temple.  Built in 1862 by an unidentified carpenter in 6 months.  Engineering marvel as it stands with no support.   10-23-07 Spiral staircase from other direction
  10-23-07 Oldest house in US built in 1605.  Two blocks from state capitol   10-23-07 Oldest house sign
  10-23-07 Front and side of San Miguel, oldest church structure in US built in early 1600's by Mexican Indians.   Portion of church was destroyed in rebellion in 1680 but was rebuilt using original structure.
  10-23-07 Plaque in front of San Miguel Church, the oldest church in United States
  10-24-07 Aztec Ruins Museum in Aztec, New Mexico   10-24-07 Aztec Ruins doorways connecting rooms.  The Aztec ruins were built from 1100 to 1300 by several civilizations as they moved in an out of these ruins
  10-24-07 Perimeter of Aztec Ruins   10-24-07 Perimeter of Aztec Ruins showing a couple of rooms and a doorway
  10-24-07 Perimeter of Aztec Ruins with original timbers intact.  High desert atmosphere preservesd wood and other ruins   10-24-07 Two connecting walls built by different   civilaizations

  10-24-07 Doorways as seen from outside the building   10-24-07 Large circular building.  Roof had caved in due to fire but was preserved and used in reconstruction of building in 1920
  10-24-07 Underside of roof of large circular building in prior picture with entrance/exit.  Natives usually entered and exited building on this site through the ceiling.   10-24-07 Inside large circular building
  10-24-07 Museum exhibits   10-24-07 Plaque on Earl Morris who reconstructed the Aztec ruins in 1920
  10-24-07 Plaque on 1920 reconstruction   10-24-07 Rock formation in Western New Mexico
  10-24-07 Rock formaation in Western New Mexico   10-25-07 Super 8 Motel in Williams, Arizona.  Stayed in Super 8 Motel the last 4 nights of trip and 7 nights during the trip home