Last summer, Stephanie and I invited our friend June Gibson to accompany us on a Thames River Cruise to Greenwich. It was one of those perfect, clear-blue days on the river. We decided that we would spend time in THE PAINTED HALL: Sir Christopher Wren’s glorious creation. After a wonderful ride, we walked into the Painted Hall and stood there in complete awe. The plaque stated that the room was created by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor, and the exuberant wall and ceiling decorations were painted by James Thornhill in 1708. As we were walking around the room, thrilled in what we were seeing, my heart missed a beat as I read: VICE ADMIRAL HORATIO LORD NELSON LAY IN STATE HERE 2 January, 1806…..
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