Friday, January 29, 2010
he Civil War Battle that Saved Washington,D.C. In the summer of 1864,General Jubal Early led Confederate forces towards Washington,D.C. and threatened to capture the capital city. On July 9,Union troops under General Lew Wallace met Early's forces on the banks of the Monocacy. At Monocacy National Battlefield,visitors can experience this and other stories of the past in a landscape that has changed little since the 19th century. Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center The interactive and multimedia exhibits located in the Visitor Center include numerous vignettes which take the visitor to important locations related to the Battle as well as electronic maps,historical artifacts and interpretive displays of the Battle of Monocacy. A bookstore also offers literature which provides in-depth discussions of the Civil War and the Battle of Monocacy as well as memorabilia for sale.
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Thursday, January 28, 2010
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Friday, January 8, 2010
Frederick's 3D work has gotten notice by Geographer, GIS specialist and cofounder of GISuser.com, Glenn Letham on his blog AnyGeo . Check out the little note here.
"See Frederick, Maryland in 3D or Model Your Own Town
Frederick, MD is just one of the many cities that are expanding their presence in 3D via the Google 3D Warehouse. Modeled with SketchUp, a number of popular city buildings and landmarks are now online and available for viewing in google Maps and Google Earth. For more 3D building collections browse the Google 3D Warehouse http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/ or follow the 3D team on Twitter via @3DWH. For those of you that a really keen to see your city done up in 3D, consider putting together a team of design professionals and enter the Google SketchUp Model Your Town Competition - good luck!"