Even with more than six million remains in the Catacombs of Paris there are apparently still absences in the patterns created by those filling the space.
It must have been nice to be Washington, being able to hang out in a nice new house while your soldiers had to hang out in slapped together cabins during the harsh winter in Valley Forge.
Keeping with the theme of great things being surprisingly small, Independence Hall.
Apart from being a lot smaller than I expected, being able to get so close to the Liberty Bell in person is amazing.
At the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks there’s a bronze statue of the launching of the Wright flyer. From the top of the hill overlooking the scene its hard to tell the difference between the bronze figures and the people looking at the statue, so that they all look like little figurines.
Very little of the civil war era portions of fort Sumter in Charleston’s harbor exist, but the parts that do give you an impression of how imposing the fort must have been in its day.