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Neon sign at the Horseshoe Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Pops Route 66 Restaurant and gift shop, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Historic Electric City sign, restored in 2008, shines again. Scranton, Pennsylvania

Sculpture "Eagle; Justice Above All Else" at Jacob K. Javitz Federal Building, New York, New York

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

Murray & Minges General Store, Catawba County, North Carolina

Engine and engineer of a Tweetsie Railroad steam-fired locomotive, Blowing Rock, North Carolina

USS North Carolina, anchored in the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina

Folk artist Bennie Carter (1st cousin of photographer Carol M. Highsmith) amid some of his creations outside his home, Rockingham County, North Carolina

Biltmore Mansion, Asheville, North Carolina

Repairs in order at the Old North Carolina homestead

Dunes and fence, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina

Downtown Edenton, North Carolina

Outer banks scene, North Carolina

Bell tower at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Ship, Elizabeth II, Manteo, North Carolina

Rural farm scene, North Carolina

Tryon Palace, North Carolina's First Colonial Capital, New Bern

Newbold-White House, North Carolina's oldest brick house located in Perquimans County, North Carolina

Garden in Old Salem, a preserved early Moravian village in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Checker players, Mast General Store, Valle Crucis, North Carolina

Doorway to the Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina

Enron Stadium, Houston, Texas

Lions at the zoo, Houston, Texas

La Carafe Bar in the Kennedy Bakery building, one of the oldest buildings left in downtown Houston, Texas

Oakwood Confederate Cemetery in Raleigh, North Carolina

Residential interior

Stone round barn and round shed

Aerial view showing the Las Vegas Strip at dusk, Las Vegas, Nevada

Longhorn cattle in rural Texas

Riders at the King Ranch, which is larger than Rhode Island, near Kingsville, Texas

Old caboose at the Texas Forestry Museum, Lufkin, Texas

Channel, Houston, Texas

Devil's Rope Barbed Wire Museum, McLean, Texas

McDonald Observatory, operated by the University of Texas at Austin, and located in Fort Davis, Texas

View of Houston, Texas

First Parish Church, built in 1809, Bailey's Island, Maine

Covered bridge in Vermont

John F. Kennedy's White House office replicated at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts

Interior of a shopping mall in Virginia

George Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, Virginia

Roanoke Valley, Virginia

Bedroom at Arlington House, Robert E. Lee's house at Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Two two-legged hikers and one four-legged one on the Appalachian Trail, Damascus, Virginia

Mount Vernon estate, Virginia

Fox hunt in Virginia

Army General Omar Bradley's gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Former President Woodrow Wilson's birthplace in Staunton, Virginia, with his original car parked out front

Headstones at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Memorial Bridge with Rosslyn, Virginia, in the background

Shopping center, Crystal City, Virginia

Rolls of hay dot the landscape of rural Virginia

Apartments and a small lake in Reston, Virginia, a planned development not far from Dulles International Airport

Aerial view of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Historic re-enactor at Mount Vernon, Virginia, George Washington's estate

Detail of the Van Allen office building, showcasing its distinctive "VA" trademark against a floral background. Clinton, Iowa

Bottle House, Hillsville, Virginia

Manor home of Shirley Plantation, Virginia's oldest plantation, founded in 1613 in Charles City, Virginia

Garden scene in northern Virginia

Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia

Historic re-enactors at work at Mount Vernon, Virginia, George Washington's estate

Garden scene in northern Virginia

Statue of Thomas Jefferson in the lobby of the historic Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia

Re-enactors converse at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

Bedroom at Robert E. Lee's Arlington House mansion, Arlington, Virginia

Aerial view of the CIA Headquarters, Langley, Virginia

View from above of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge

The 1773 Christ Church, where both George Washington and Robert E. Lee once worshipped, Alexandria, Virginia

Panorama of Dulles Airport, Virginia

Mobile lounges that locals call "people movers," ferrying passengers to their planes from the terminal at Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia

Re-enactors pose at Mt. Vernon, Virginia

[Memorial Bridge with Rosslyn, Virginia in the background]

The Second-Empire-style Evans-Webber House in Salem, Virginia

Historic interpreters on the farm at George Washington's former estate, Mount Vernon, Virginia

Gravesite of Judith Henry, killed by Yankee shells at First Battle of Bull Run

George Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, Virginia

City Market, a farmers' market in the heart of Roanoke, Virginia

Montpelier, lifelong home of James Madison in Orange, Virginia

Aerial view of Rosslyn, Virginia

University of Virginia Rotunda, Charlottesville, Virginia

Historic interpretors make bricks from scratch at Mount Vernon, George Washington's former estate in Virginia

Oatlands mansion, Leesburg, Virginia

Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland

McFaddin House, built for one of Texas's oldest and wealthiest families in Beaumont, Texas

Aerial view of Houston, Texas, above its famous Medical Center

Aerial view of Houston, Texas, with focus on the San Jacinto Monument

Windsor Mansion ruins, Port Gibson, Mississippi

Steamer "Louise" plies Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Residence in northern Virginia

School computer lab

East Pierhead Lighthouse, Cleveland, Ohio

Spring wisteria

New England town square

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Furniture store interior

Cluttered desk at the historic Harrison Brothers Hardware Store, Huntsville, Alabama

Winter scene

[Stairway restoration]

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