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Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. is at 1001 F St. N.W. Visitors will see all 44 U.S. presidents and can sit in a replica of ...Read More
Wax Museums
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African American Civil War Memorial
Washington, DC 20009
Editor Notes: African American Civil War Memorial is at the corner of Vermont Ave., 10th St. and U St. N.W. It is a tribute to African Ame...Read More
Memorials; Statues
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African American Civil War Museum
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: African American Civil War Museum is in the Grimke Building at 1925 Vermont Ave. N.W., next to the African American Civil Wa...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
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The Albert Einstein Memorial
Washington, DC 20418
Editor Notes: The Albert Einstein Memorial is at 2101 Constitution Ave. N.W., at the s.w. corner of the National Academy of Sciences, in a...Read More
Memorials; Statues
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Alexandria Archaeology Museum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Alexandria Archaeology Museum is on the third floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center at 105 N. Union St. This museum displa...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Alexandria Black History Museum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St., interprets the contributions of African-Americans to Alexandria's history an...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Alexandria Colonial Tours
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Alexandria Colonial Tours departs from the Alexandria Visitors Center, 221 King St. Spooky legends, hauntings and folklore a...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
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Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Alexandria's Footsteps to the Past tours depart from the Alexandria Visitors Center, 221 King St. On a 90-minute history tou...Read More
Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
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Algonkian Regional Park
Sterling, VA 20165
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
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Anacostia Community Museum
Washington, DC 20020
Editor Notes: Anacostia Community Museum is at 1901 Fort Pl. S.E. in Fort Stanton Park, approximately 5 mi. from the National Mall. Part o...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Editor Notes: Anderson House—The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati is at 2118 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. This hi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Editor Notes: Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, off Sherman Dr. near the center of Arlington National Cemetery, is where young ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Memorials; Museums; Views
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Art Museum of the Americas
Washington, DC 20006
Editor Notes: Art Museum of the Americas is at 201 18th St. N.W., directly behind the Organization of American States Building. It houses ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums
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Arts and Industries Building
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: Arts and Industries Building is next to the Smithsonian Institution Building (the Castle) at 900 Jefferson Dr. S.W. The seco...Read More
Museums
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The Barns at Wolf Trap
Vienna, VA 22182
Editor Notes: The Barns at Wolf Trap is .25 mi. s. of Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts at 1635 Trap Rd. This 382-seat facil...Read More
Music Halls & Opera Houses; Theaters-Buildings
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Bartholdi Park
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: Bartholdi Park is directly across Independence Ave. S.W. from the United States Botanic Garden conservatory. This 2-acre dem...Read More
Fountains; Gardens
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Editor Notes: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is at 400 Michigan Ave. N.E. (at 4th St. N.E.). The largest Cat...Read More
Carillons; Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Churches-Shrines; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Murals & Mosaics
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Beall-Dawson House
Rockville, MD 20850
Editor Notes: Beall-Dawson House is at 103 W. Montgomery Ave. in Beall-Dawson Historical Park. This restored 1815 house is furnished in pe...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Belair Mansion
Bowie, MD 20715
Editor Notes: Belair Mansion is off US 50 exit 11, 1.2 mi. n. on SR 197, then .5 mi. e. to 12207 Tulip Grove Dr. This 1745 Georgian-style ...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Belair Stable Museum
Bowie, MD 20715
Editor Notes: Belair Stable Museum is off US 50 exit 11, 1.2 mi. n. on SR 197, then .6 mi. e. to 2835 Belair Dr., just e. of Belair Mansio...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Sports; Historic Buildings & Houses; Horse Farms & Riding Stables; Museums
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Editor Notes: Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument is at 144 Constitution Ave. at 2nd St. N.E.; the entrance is on 2nd St. It h...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses; Monuments, National; State; Museums
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Bike and Roll Alexandria
Alexandria, VA 22314
Recreation-Summer Activities
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Bike and Roll D.C.
Washington, DC 20024
Editor Notes: Bike and Roll D.C. tours depart from the National Mall location at 955 L’Enfant Plaza S.W. Three-hour guided orientation tou...Read More
Recreation-Summer Activities; Sightseeing Tours
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Editor Notes: Bowie Railroad Museum & Old Town Welcome Center is off US 50 exit 11, 3.1 mi. n. on SR 197, .8 mi. w. on 11th St., then just...Read More
Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Railroads-Locomotives & Cars
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Brookside Gardens
Wheaton, MD 20902
Editor Notes: Brookside Gardens is 1 mi. n. on SR 97 (Georgia Ave.), .3 mi. n.e. on Randolph Rd., then .3 mi. e. to 1800 Glenallan Ave. It...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens; Libraries, Archives
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Brookside Nature Center
Wheaton, MD 20902
Editor Notes: Brookside Nature Center is 1 mi. n. on SR 97 (Georgia Ave.), .3 mi. n.e. on Randolph Rd., then .7 mi. e. to 1400 Glenallan A...Read More
Nature Centers; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
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Bull Run Regional Park
Centreville, VA 20121
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
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Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Washington, DC 20228
Editor Notes: Bureau of Engraving and Printing is s. of the Washington Monument grounds at 301 14th St. S.W. (at C St. S.W.). This is wher...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Coins; Exhibits & Collections-General; Industrial Tours; Visitor Centers
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Capital Segway
Washington, DC 20005
Editor Notes: Capital Segway tours depart from 818 Connecticut Ave. N.W. Two-hour tours allow visitors to see downtown and the National Ma...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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The Capital Wheel
National Harbor, MD 20745
Editor Notes: The Capital Wheel, 165 Waterfront St., takes passengers on a 12- to 15-minute ride above the Potomac River where you can see...Read More
Views
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Carlyle House Historic Park
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Carlyle House Historic Park is at 121 N. Fairfax St. In 1753 this stone Georgian mansion was the grandest in the new town of...Read More
Antiques; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Cedarville State Forest
Brandywine, MD 20613
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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Center for Education and Leadership
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Center for Education and Leadership is at 514 10th St. N.W. across from Ford's Theatre, adjoining the Petersen House. Two fl...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Charles E. Smith Center
Washington, DC 20037
Sports Arenas & Stadiums
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Chinatown Friendship Archway
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: Chinatown Friendship Archway arches over H St. at 7th St. N.W. It marks the ceremonial entrance to D.C.'s tiny Chinatown nei...Read More
Monuments, General
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Christ Church
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Christ Church (Anglican) is at 118 N. Washington St. near Columbus and Cameron sts. Built 1767-73, this Georgian-style brick...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
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City Segway Tours—Washington D.C.
Washington, DC 20037
Editor Notes: City Segway Tours—Washington D.C. depart from 502 23rd St. N.W. (near E Street) in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. On the Nat...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Civil War Unknown Monument
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: Civil War Unknown Monument is w. of Arlington House off Sherman Dr. in Arlington National Cemetery. The stone and masonry bu...Read More
Graves & Tombs; Memorials
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Editor Notes: Clara Barton National Historic Site, 5801 Oxford Rd., was the home of the founder and first president of the American Red Cr...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
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Claude Moore Colonial Farm
Mclean, VA 22101
Editor Notes: Claude Moore Colonial Farm is 2.5 mi. e. on SR 193 from I-495 exit 44 to 6310 Georgetown Pike. This is a small-scale represe...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Farms
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C&O Canal Boat Trips
Potomac, MD 20854
Editor Notes: C&O Canal Boat Trips depart from the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park...Read More
Canals; Sightseeing Tours-Boats
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College Park Aviation Museum
College Park, MD 20740
Editor Notes: College Park Aviation Museum is off I-95/495 exit 23 (Kenilworth Avenue), 1.6 mi. s. on US 1, 1 mi. e. on Paint Branch Pkwy....Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Aviation; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Colvin Run Mill Historic Site
Great Falls, VA 22066
Editor Notes: Colvin Run Mill Historic Site is on SR 7 at Colvin Run Rd., 7 mi. w. of I-495 (Capital Beltway) exit 47A. The restored 19th-...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Mills
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Confederate Memorial
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: Confederate Memorial, on the w. side of Arlington National Cemetery off McPherson Dr., was erected by the United Daughters o...Read More
Memorials
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Congressional Cemetery
Washington, DC 20003
Editor Notes: Congressional Cemetery is at 1801 E St. S.E. A number of famous figures are buried here, including celebrated photographer M...Read More
Cemeteries
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Constitution Gardens
Washington, DC 20006
Editor Notes: Constitution Gardens is just off Constitution Ave. between 17th and 21st sts. N.W. The tree-shaded grounds are crisscrossed ...Read More
Gardens; Lakes, Ponds & Reservoirs; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Views
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DAR Museum
Washington, DC 20006
Editor Notes: DAR Museum is at 1776 D St. N.W. Maintained by the Daughters of the American Revolution, it has 31 period rooms displaying f...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Genealogical Information; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Darnall's Chance
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
Editor Notes: Darnall's Chance, 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Dr., showcases mid-18th century Prince George's County history, especially the l...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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DC After Dark Tour
Washington, DC 20002
Editor Notes: DC After Dark Tour (Tour L) departs from the Gray Line Terminal, on the bus level of the parking garage at Union Station, 50...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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DC By Foot
Washington, DC 20009
Editor Notes: DC By Foot tours depart from the s.w. corner of Constitution Ave. and 15th St. N.W. The National Mall Tour passes the Washin...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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DC DUCKS Land & Water Tours
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: DC DUCKS Land & Water Tours begins and ends at Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. These nonstop 90-minute narrated to...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats; Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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DC In a Day Tour
Washington, DC 20002
Editor Notes: DC In a Day Tour (Tour DC) departs from the Gray Line Terminal, on the bus level of the parking garage at Union Station, 50 ...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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DC Metro Food Tours
Washington, DC 20003
Editor Notes: DC Metro Food Tours depart from various locations based on which tour you select (the nearest Metro stop will therefore vary...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Department of State
Washington, DC 20520
Editor Notes: Department of State is at 2201 C St. N.W. Part of the Executive Branch of the federal government, the agency is responsible ...Read More
Antiques; Buildings, Office
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Department of the Interior Museum
Washington, DC 20240
Editor Notes: Department of the Interior Museum, 1849 C St. N.W., is in the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, which c...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Murals & Mosaics; Museums
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Editor Notes: Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center is at George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy. Visit...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
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Editor Notes: Drug Enforcement Administration Museum & Visitors Center is on the ground floor of an office building at 700 Army Navy Dr. T...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Vehicles; Museums; Visitor Centers
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Dumbarton House
Washington, DC 20007
Editor Notes: Dumbarton House is in Georgetown at 2715 Q St. N.W. This Federal-period house, built about 1800, was the home of Joseph Nour...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books
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Dumbarton Oaks
Washington, DC 20007
Editor Notes: Dumbarton Oaks museum entrance is at 1703 32nd St. N.W., between R and S sts.; the garden entrance is at 31st and R sts. In ...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Eastern Market
Washington, DC 20003
Editor Notes: Eastern Market is on Capitol Hill at 7th St. and North Carolina Ave. S.E. (M: Eastern Market). This D.C. institution first o...Read More
Arts & Crafts; Markets
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The Ellipse
Washington, DC 20500
Editor Notes: The Ellipse, part of President's Park, is just s. of the White House and runs along Constitution Ave. N.W. between 15th and ...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Visitor Centers
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Enid A. Haupt Garden
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: Enid A. Haupt Garden is at 1000 Independence Ave. S.W., adjacent to the Smithsonian Institution Building (the Castle). It is...Read More
Gardens
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Editor Notes: Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center is at 10209 Main St. Housed in the 1873 Historic Fairfax Elementary School, the first two-...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; School Buildings; Visitor Centers
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The Falls Church
Falls Church, VA 22046
Editor Notes: The Falls Church (Episcopal) is near jct. US 29 (Lee Hwy.) and SR 7 (Broad St.) at 115 E. Fairfax St. Founded in 1732, the f...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Folger Shakespeare Library
Washington, DC 20003
Editor Notes: Folger Shakespeare Library is at 201 E. Capitol St. S.E. at 2nd St. S.E., just e. of the Library of Congress. This rectangul...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
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Ford Orientation Center
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
Editor Notes: Ford Orientation Center is at George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy. “We Fight to be Free,” a 20-...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical
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Ford's Theatre Museum
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Ford's Theatre Museum is in the basement of Ford's Theatre at 511 10th St. N.W. Exhibits pertain to various aspects of Linco...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Editor Notes: Ford's Theatre National Historic Site is at 511 10th St. N.W. It was here that John Wilkes Booth fatally shot Abraham Lincol...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Theaters-Buildings; Theaters-Plays, Dramas & Musicals
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Fort Bunker Hill Park
Washington, DC 20017
Recreation-Summer Activities
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Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site
Alexandria, VA 22304
Editor Notes: Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site is at 4301 W. Braddock Rd., just e. of I-395 between King St. and Seminary Rd. Fort Ward ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Forts & Military Installations; Historic Sites; Museums; Parks, City; State; Provincial
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Fort Washington Park
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Editor Notes: Fort Washington Park is at 13551 Fort Washington Rd. This imposing 1824 masonry structure overlooking the Potomac River can ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Forts & Military Installations; Historic Sites; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Views; Visitor Centers
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Editor Notes: Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America is at 1400 Quincy St. N.E. (at 14th St. N.E.). Officially the Mount St. Sep...Read More
Churches-Shrines; Convents, Monasteries & Abbeys; Gardens
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Washington, DC 20242
Editor Notes: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is in West Potomac Park along the Tidal Basin between the Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jef...Read More
Memorials; Statues
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Editor Notes: Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House is on the grounds of Woodlawn Plantation, 9000 Richmond Hwy. (US 1). Commissioned in...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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Editor Notes: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (Cedar Hill) is at 1411 W St. S.E. Perched high on a hill, it was the final home o...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Visitor Centers
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Editor Notes: Freer/Sackler: The Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art are on the National Mall; the Freer is at Jefferson Dr. and 12th St. S...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums
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Friendship Firehouse Museum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Friendship Firehouse Museum is at 107 S. Alfred St. between King and Prince sts. Established in 1774, this firehouse served ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Frying Pan Park
Herndon, VA 20171
Editor Notes: Frying Pan Park is at 2709 West Ox Rd. Rural community history is preserved at this 130-acre park, which contains historic b...Read More
Farms; Historic Buildings & Houses; Nature Trails; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Visitor Centers
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Gadsby's Tavern Museum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St., comprises the original Georgian tavern, built about 1785, and the 1792 City Hotel....Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Editor Notes: The George Washington Masonic National Memorial surmounts Shuter's Hill at the w. end of King St. The 333-foot-tall landmark...Read More
Buildings, Masonic; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Memorials; Monuments, National; State; Museums; Views
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Editor Notes: George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill is at 5512 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., in a small park 3.1 mi. w. of George Washi...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Mills
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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
Editor Notes: George Washington's Mount Vernon is at the s. end of George Washington Memorial Pkwy., overlooking the Potomac River at 3200...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Farms; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD 20812
Editor Notes: Glen Echo Park is at 7300 MacArthur Blvd. More than 1,000 arts classes are offered to the public each year, and an artists-i...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Carousels; Children's Attractions; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Parks, City; State; Provincial; Theaters-Plays, Dramas & Musicals
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Editor Notes: The Grave of President John F. Kennedy is on the slope below Arlington House in Arlington National Cemetery. The site is mar...Read More
Graves & Tombs
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Gray Line of Washington DC
Washington, DC 20002
Editor Notes: Gray Line of Washington DC tours depart from the Gray Line Terminal, on the bus level of the parking garage at Union Station...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
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Great Falls Park
Mclean, VA 22102
Editor Notes: Great Falls Park is at 9200 Old Dominion Dr. Here the Potomac River plunges a total of 77 feet in a series of picturesque fa...Read More
OTHER; Parks, National; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; Recreation-Winter Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Trails-Winter Recreation; Waterfalls
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Great Falls Tavern and Museum
Potomac, MD 20854
Editor Notes: Great Falls Tavern and Museum is 3 mi. s. on Falls Rd., then w. on MacArthur Blvd., following signs to 11710 MacArthur Blvd....Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Gunston Hall
Lorton, VA 22079
Editor Notes: Gunston Hall is s. off US 1 via SR 242 to 10709 Gunston Rd. George Mason, the author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights o...Read More
Antiques; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Nature Trails
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Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens
Washington, DC 20008
Editor Notes: Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens is at 4155 Linnean Ave. N.W. This 1926 Georgian-style mansion, former home of Post cereal...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Editor Notes: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is on the National Mall at 700 Independence Ave. S.W. and 7th St. S.W. The Smithsonian...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Museums; Statues
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Editor Notes: Historic Blenheim and the Civil War Interpretive Center is at 3610 Old Lee Hwy. The centerpiece of the 12-acre grounds is Hi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Civil War; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites; Museums
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Editor Notes: The House of the Temple, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry is at 1733 16th St. N.W. This building, modeled after the tomb of Maus...Read More
Buildings, Masonic; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Museums
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Huntley Meadows Park
Alexandria, VA 22306
Parks, City; State; Provincial
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International Spy Museum
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: International Spy Museum is at 800 F St. N.W. It houses devices related to the history and practice of espionage. Interactiv...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
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Islamic Center
Washington, DC 20008
Editor Notes: Islamic Center is at 2551 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. This facility for Muslim worship, education and culture contains a library...Read More
Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Libraries, Archives
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James Madison Memorial Building
Washington, DC 20540
Editor Notes: James Madison Memorial Building, at 101 Independence Ave. S.E. across from the Thomas Jefferson Building, is one of three bu...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives
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Jane C. Sween Library
Rockville, MD 20850
Editor Notes: Jane C. Sween Library is at 42 W. Middle Ln. in Beall-Dawson Historical Park. This library has a collection of books, maps, ...Read More
Genealogical Information; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
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John Adams Building
Washington, DC 20540
Editor Notes: John Adams Building, e. of the Thomas Jefferson Building on 2nd St. S.E. at Independence Ave. S.E., is one of three building...Read More
Libraries, Archives
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Editor Notes: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is at 2700 F Street N.W. at Rock Creek Pkwy. and New Hampshire Ave. N.W.,...Read More
Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Music Halls & Opera Houses; Theaters-Buildings
100
Joint Base Myer—Henderson Hall
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: Joint Base Myer—Henderson Hall is next to Arlington National Cemetery, off I-395 exit 8A (Washington Blvd.), following signs...Read More
Forts & Military Installations
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Kahlil Gibran Memorial Garden
Washington, DC 20008
Editor Notes: Kahlil Gibran Memorial Garden is at 3100 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. between 30th and 34th sts., adjacent to Rock Creek Park and...Read More
Gardens; Memorials
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Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Washington, DC 20019
Editor Notes: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is w. of I-295 (Kenilworth Ave.) at 1500 Anacostia Dr. N.E., between Quarles and Douglas sts. Thi...Read More
Boardwalks; Gardens; Visitor Centers
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Korean War Veterans Memorial
Washington, DC 20024
Editor Notes: Korean War Veterans Memorial is near the Lincoln Memorial between the Reflecting Pool and Independence Ave. It was erected i...Read More
Memorials; Statues
104
The Kreeger Museum
Washington, DC 20007
Editor Notes: The Kreeger Museum is at 2401 Foxhall Rd. N.W. Designed by Philip Johnson, this impressive postmodern structure was once the...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
105
Lafayette Park
Washington, DC 20006
Editor Notes: Lafayette Park, across Pennsylvania Ave. from the White House between 15th and 17th sts. N.W., is part of President's Park. ...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
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Lake Accotink Park
Springfield, VA 22150
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
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Lake Fairfax Park
Reston, VA 20190
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
108
Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden, 614 Oronoco St., was built in 1785 by Philip Richard Fendall, an Alexandria civic leade...Read More
Antiques; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
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Leesburg Animal Park
Leesburg, VA 20175
Editor Notes: Leesburg Animal Park is at 19270 James Monroe Hwy. It is home to a variety of animals, including parrots and lemurs. Childre...Read More
Children's Attractions; Zoological Parks & Exhibits; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
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Leesylvania State Park
Woodbridge, VA 22191
RECREATION AREA; STATE
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The L'Enfant Monument
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: The L'Enfant Monument is in front of Arlington House in Arlington National Cemetery. Consisting of four white marble slabs, ...Read More
Graves & Tombs; Monuments, General
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Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540
Editor Notes: Library of Congress is across from the United States Capitol at Independence Ave. and 1st St. S.E. All told, the collections...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
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Lincoln Memorial
Washington, DC 20024
Editor Notes: Lincoln Memorial is off 23rd St. N.W., aligned with the United States Capitol and the Washington Monument. It honors a man w...Read More
Memorials; Murals & Mosaics; Statues
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Lincoln Park
Washington, DC 20002
Editor Notes: Lincoln Park is on E. Capitol St. between 11th and 13th sts. N.E. Part of Pierre L'Enfant's original 1791 plan, this is the ...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Statues
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Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum
Sterling, VA 20164
Editor Notes: Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum is 2 mi. n. on SR 28, 1 mi. e. on Church Rd., then .4 mi. n. on Cascades Pkwy. to the Claude Mo...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Farms; Museums
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Loudoun Museum
Leesburg, VA 20175
Editor Notes: Loudoun Museum is at 16 Loudoun St. S.W. It offers visitors a look into Loudoun County's past through displays of memorabili...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Sightseeing Tours; Walking Tours
117
Louise F. Cosca
Clinton, MD 20735
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
118
The Lyceum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: The Lyceum is at 201 S. Washington St. This museum of Alexandria's history presents changing exhibits, lectures, concerts an...Read More
Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
119
Editor Notes: Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove is s. of Memorial Bridge along George Washington Memorial Pkwy. in Lady Bird Johnson Pa...Read More
Memorials; Monuments, National; State; Nature Trails; Parks, City; State; Provincial
120
The Manassas Museum
Manassas, VA 20110
Editor Notes: The Manassas Museum is at 9101 Prince William St. The museum depicts the history and culture of Manassas and the northern Vi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Dolls & Toys; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums
121
Marian Koshland Science Museum
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: Marian Koshland Science Museum is at 525 E St. N.W. at 6th St. N.W. Three major exhibits focus on how people use science to ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
122
Marine Corps War Memorial
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: Marine Corps War Memorial stands on a promontory off N. Meade St., adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery. The memorial, co...Read More
Memorials; Statues
123
The Marshall House
Leesburg, VA 20176
Editor Notes: The Marshall House, 312 E. Market St., is the former residence of U.S. military leader, statesman and Nobel laureate George ...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
124
Editor Notes: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial is on the Tidal Basin at W. Basin Dr. and Independence Ave. S.W., in West Potomac ...Read More
Memorials; Monuments, National; State
125
Editor Notes: Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site is at 1318 Vermont Ave. N.W. This Victorian town house was the form...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
126
Mason Neck
Lorton, VA 22079
RECREATION AREA; STATE
127
Mast of the Battleship USS Maine
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: Mast of the Battleship USS Maine is bordered on two sides by Sigsbee Dr. in Arlington National Cemetery. The battleship was ...Read More
Graves & Tombs; Memorials
128
Memorial Amphitheater
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: Memorial Amphitheater, just w. of jct. Memorial and Wilson drs. in Arlington National Cemetery, is an elliptical white marbl...Read More
Amphitheaters; Memorials
129
Editor Notes: Memorial to the Signers of the Declaration of Independence is within Constitution Gardens on a small island in Constitution ...Read More
Memorials
130
Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
131
Editor Notes: Montpelier Mansion and Arts Center is w. off Gladys Spellman (Baltimore-Washington) Pkwy. (I-295) Laurel-Bowie Rd. exit (SR ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Arts & Crafts; Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Exhibits & Collections-Art
132
Morven Park
Leesburg, VA 20176
Editor Notes: Morven Park is w. on SR 7 Bus. Rte., then n. on Morven Park Rd. and w. on Old Waterford Rd. The gardens of this 1,000-acre e...Read More
Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Parks, City; State; Provincial
133
Editor Notes: Mount Vernon Sightseeing Cruises on the Potomac River is at George Washington's Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
134
Editor Notes: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center is off I-95/495 exit 22A, 2.1 mi. e. on SR 193 (Greenbelt Rd.), then .2 mi. ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums; Visitor Centers
135
National Air and Space Museum
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: National Air and Space Museum is on the National Mall at 6th St. and Independence Ave. S.W. One of Washington's most popular...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Aviation; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
136
Editor Notes: National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is at 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., near Washington Dulles I...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Aviation; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
137
National Archives Museum
Washington, DC 20408
Editor Notes: National Archives Museum galleries and theater are accessed via the entrance on Constitution Ave. at 9th St. N.W. The Nation...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
138
National Building Museum
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: National Building Museum is at 401 F St. N.W. between 4th and 5th sts. N.W. Housed in a massive brick building, its rotating...Read More
Museums; Sightseeing Tours-Architectural
139
Editor Notes: National Capital Radio & Television Museum is 1.3 mi. s. of US 50 on SR 197, then 1.5 mi. w. to jct. Mitchellville and Mt. O...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
140
National Capital Trolley Museum
Colesville, MD 20905
Editor Notes: National Capital Trolley Museum is 1.4 mi. n. on SR 650 (New Hampshire Ave.), then 1.7 mi. w. to 1313 Bonifant Rd. Permanent...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Vehicles; Museums
141
National City Christian Church
Washington, DC 20005
Editor Notes: National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Cir. at Massachusetts Ave. and 14th St. N.W., is the national cathedral of the Chri...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
142
National Firearms Museum
Fairfax, VA 22030
Editor Notes: National Firearms Museum is off I-66 exit 57A, .5 mi. e. on US 50, then .3 mi. n. to 11250 Waples Mill Rd., on the main floo...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums
143
National Gallery of Art
Washington, DC 20565
Editor Notes: National Gallery of Art is housed in two buildings along Constitution Ave. between 3rd and 7th sts. N.W. The West Building, ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
144
The National Geographic Museum
Washington, DC 20036
Editor Notes: The National Geographic Museum is at 1145 17th St. N.W. (at M St. N.W.). It features changing interactive exhibits about cul...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
145
National Guard Memorial Museum
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: National Guard Memorial Museum is at One Massachusetts Ave. N.W. at jct. N. Capitol St. N.W. It traces the history of the mi...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums
146
Editor Notes: National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum is at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the Madison Building at 60...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Halls of Fame; Museums
147
Editor Notes: National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II, jct. Louisiana and New Jersey aves. and D St. N.W., p...Read More
Memorials
148
Editor Notes: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is at Judiciary Square between E and F sts. and 4th and 5th sts. N.W.; a visitor ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Gardens; Memorials; Statues; Visitor Centers
149
National Library of Medicine
Bethesda, MD 20894
Editor Notes: National Library of Medicine is at 8600 Rockville Pike; visitors must stop at the Gateway Center to present identification, ...Read More
Libraries, Archives; Visitor Centers
150
National Mall
Washington, DC 20565
Editor Notes: National Mall extends from 3rd to 23rd sts. N.W. between Constitution and Independence aves. It was originally envisioned as...Read More
Parks, National; Streets, Plazas, Squares, City Areas
151
Editor Notes: National Museum of African American History & Culture is at 1400 Constitution Ave. N.W., bounded by Madison Dr., Constitutio...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
152
National Museum of African Art
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave. S.W., is entered from a pavilion in the Enid A. Haupt Garden on the s....Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums
153
National Museum of American History
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: National Museum of American History is on Constitution Ave. between 12th and 14th sts. N.W. It presents the cultural, social...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Museums
154
Editor Notes: National Museum of American Jewish Military History is at 1811 R St. N.W. Exhibits include flags, firearms and photographs d...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Museums
155
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Editor Notes: National Museum of Health and Medicine is at 2500 Linden Ln. The facility was established during the Civil War as a center f...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Museums
156
National Museum of Natural History
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: National Museum of Natural History is at 1000 Constitution Ave. N.W. (at 10th St.). Devoted to the natural world, this Smith...Read More
Butterfly Houses; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Mines & Minerals; Museums; Theaters-IMAX & OMNIMAX
157
Editor Notes: National Museum of the American Indian is on the National Mall at 4th St. and Independence Ave. S.W., between the National A...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Native American; Museums
158
Editor Notes: National Museum of the Marine Corps is adjacent to the Quantico Marine Corps Base in Triangle, just off I-95. The building's...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Aviation; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
159
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, DC 20005
Editor Notes: National Museum of Women in the Arts is at 1250 New York Ave. N.W. (at 13th St. N.W.). It occupies the former Masonic Grand ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Buildings, Masonic; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
160
National Portrait Gallery
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: National Portrait Gallery is at 8th and F sts. N.W. Devoted exclusively to portraiture, its collections reflect the connecti...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
161
National Postal Museum
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: National Postal Museum is at 2 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. Ever wondered why Zoning Improvement Plan (ZIP) codes came into being...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
162
Nationals Park
Washington, DC 20003
Editor Notes: Nationals Park is at 1500 S. Capitol St. S.E.; tours depart from Center Field Gate at Half and N sts. S.E. Get a behind-the-...Read More
Recreation-Summer Activities; Sightseeing Tours; Sports Arenas & Stadiums
163
National Sporting Library & Museum
Middleburg, VA 20117
Editor Notes: National Sporting Library & Museum is at 102 The Plains Rd. The 7-acre site features two facilities that highlight the liter...Read More
Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Libraries, Archives
164
Editor Notes: National Wildlife Visitor Center is 2 mi. e. on Powder Mill Rd. off the Baltimore-Washington Pkwy. to 10901 Scarlet Tanager ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Exhibits & Collections-Science; Nature Centers; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Visitor Centers
165
National Zoological Park
Washington, DC 20008
Editor Notes: National Zoological Park main pedestrian entrance is at 3001 Connecticut Ave. N.W. Spread out along the border of Rock Creek...Read More
Children's Attractions; Zoological Parks & Exhibits
166
Naval Heritage Center
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Naval Heritage Center is adjacent to the United States Navy Memorial at 701 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. This indoor visitor cente...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Libraries, Archives; Museums; Visitor Centers
167
The Netherlands Carillon
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: The Netherlands Carillon is just off Marshall Dr. and N. Meade St., next to the Marine Corps War Memorial. This gift from th...Read More
Carillons
168
Newseum
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., takes visitors behind the scenes to illustrate how and why news is made. The glass faca...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Movie & TV Locations; Museums
169
Editor Notes: The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church is at 1313 New York Ave. N.W. Organized in 1803, it was attended by John Quincy Adam...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books
170
Oatlands Plantation
Leesburg, VA 20175
Editor Notes: Oatlands Plantation is about 6 mi. s. on US 15 to 20850 Oatlands Plantation Ln. This stately 22-room 1804 mansion combines F...Read More
Antiques; Conservatories & Greenhouses; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
171
The Octagon House
Washington, DC 20006
Editor Notes: The Octagon House is at 1799 New York Ave. N.W. at 18th St., 2 blks. w. of the White House. Built at the turn of the 19th ce...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
172
Old Post Office Tower
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Old Post Office Tower is at 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. (at 12th St.). Designed in the Romanesque Revival style and complete...Read More
Towers; Views
173
Old Presbyterian Meeting House
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Old Presbyterian Meeting House is at 321 S. Fairfax St. between Duke and Wolfe sts. Established in 1772, the meeting house b...Read More
Churches-Meeting Houses; Historic Buildings & Houses
174
Old Stone House
Washington, DC 20007
Editor Notes: Old Stone House is at 3051 M St. N.W. in Georgetown. Dating from 1765, it is an excellent example of pre-Revolutionary archi...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses
175
Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington
Washington, DC 20002
Editor Notes: Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington departs from any one of 19 stops. Tickets can be purchased at Union Station at 50 Massa...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Bus & Trolley
176
Editor Notes: Organization of American States Building is at 17th St. N.W. and Constitution Ave. N.W. It is the headquarters of the genera...Read More
Buildings, Office
177
Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Editor Notes: Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm is off I-95/495 exit 3 or 3B and Bald Eagle Rd. at 6411 Oxon Hill Rd. Comprising 512 acres, ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Farms; Gardens; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation; Visitor Centers
178
Patuxent Rural Life Museums
Upper Marlboro, MD 
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
179
Peirce Mill
Washington, DC 20015
Editor Notes: Peirce Mill is at 2375 Tilden St. N.W. at jct. Beach Dr. N.W., in Rock Creek Park. The 19th-century Peirce Barn, next to the...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
180
The Pentagon
Arlington, VA 22202
Editor Notes: The Pentagon, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., accessible via I-395, the George Washington Memorial Pkwy., I-...Read More
Buildings, Office; Exhibits & Collections-Historical
181
The Pentagon Memorial
Arlington, VA 22202
Editor Notes: The Pentagon Memorial is at the s.w. corner of the Pentagon, accessible via I-395, the George Washington Memorial Pkwy., I-6...Read More
Memorials
182
Petersen House
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Petersen House is at 516 10th St. N.W., across from Ford's Theatre. The mortally wounded Lincoln was carried to a back bedro...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
183
The Phillips Collection
Washington, DC 20009
Editor Notes: The Phillips Collection is at 1600 21st St. N.W. at Q St.; street parking in the vicinity is limited. The museum is home to ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Museums
184
Piscataway Park
Accokeek, MD 20607
Editor Notes: Piscataway Park, 4 mi. w. of jct. SRs 373 and 210 at 3400 Bryan Point Rd., is affiliated with the National Park System and i...Read More
Boardwalks; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Farms; Historic Buildings & Houses; OTHER; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
185
Pohick Bay Regional Park
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
186
Pohick Church
Lorton, VA 22079
Editor Notes: Pohick Church (Episcopal) is 2 mi. s.w. on US 1 at 9301 Richmond Hwy. This was the Colonial parish church of Mount Vernon, G...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
187
Potomac Park
Washington, DC 20024
Editor Notes: Potomac Park consists of East Potomac Park, accessed via I-395, and West Potomac Park, off Ohio Dr. via Independence Ave. S....Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial; Recreation-Summer Activities; Views
188
Potomac Riverboat Co.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Potomac Riverboat Co. docks at the Alexandria City Marina at Cameron and Union sts. behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center; c...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
189
Editor Notes: President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home is on the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) grounds; entry is via the Ea...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Visitor Centers
190
President's Park
Washington, DC 20230
Editor Notes: President's Park is bordered n. and s. by H St. and Constitution Ave. N.W. and e. and w. by 15th and 17th sts. N.W. The grou...Read More
Parks, City; State; Provincial
191
President Woodrow Wilson House
Washington, DC 20008
Editor Notes: President Woodrow Wilson House is at 2340 S St. N.W. From 1921 until his death in 1924, former President Woodrow Wilson live...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses
192
Prince William Forest Park
Triangle, VA 22172
Editor Notes: Prince William Forest Park is accessed by taking I-95 s. to exit 150B, then .2 mi. w. to Joplin Rd. (SR 619). Covering more ...Read More
OTHER; Parks, National; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
193
Renwick Gallery
Washington, DC 20006
Editor Notes: Renwick Gallery is at 1661 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. at 17th St. N.W. The Renwick, a branch of the Smithsonian American Art Mus...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Arts & Crafts; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
194
Riverbend Park
Great Falls, VA 22066
OTHER; RECREATION AREA
195
River Farm
Alexandria, VA 22308
Editor Notes: River Farm is off George Washington Memorial Pkwy., 4 mi. s. of Old Town Alexandria, on the Potomac River at 7931 E. Bouleva...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art; Farms; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Research Organizations
196
Riversdale House Museum
Riverdale Park, MD 20737
Editor Notes: Riversdale House Museum is at 4811 Riverdale Rd.; the visitor center is just w. at 6005 48th Ave. This Federal plantation ho...Read More
Antiques; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums; Visitor Centers
197
Editor Notes: The Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon stands 1 blk. n. of the United States Capitol on Constitution Ave. between New Jers...Read More
Carillons; Memorials; Statues; Towers
198
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington, DC 20011
Editor Notes: Rock Creek Cemetery is at jct. Rock Creek Church Rd. and Webster St. N.W.; the rear entrance is at 201 Allison St. N.W. Esta...Read More
Cemeteries
199
Rock Creek Golf Course
Washington, DC 20011
Recreation-Summer Activities
200
Rock Creek Park
Washington, DC 20015
Editor Notes: Rock Creek Park is in Northwest Washington and has multiple entrances. Following the course of Rock Creek, the park encompas...Read More
Parks, National; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
201
Rock Creek Park Horse Center
Washington, DC 20015
Horse Farms & Riding Stables; Recreation-Summer Activities
202
Editor Notes: Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium is at 5200 Glover Rd. N.W. in Rock Creek Park (near Military Rd.). It offers e...Read More
Auditoriums; Exhibits & Collections-Animals & Birds; Nature Centers; Nature Trails; Planetariums
203
Rock Creek Regional Park
Rockville, MD 20855
Editor Notes: Rock Creek Regional Park is 4 mi. e. on SR 28, then 2 mi. n. on Muncaster Mill Rd. to Avery Rd. The park contains hiking and...Read More
Gardens; Nature Centers; OTHER; Parks, City; State; Provincial; RECREATION AREA; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
204
Rock Creek Tennis Center
Washington, DC 20011
Recreation-Summer Activities
205
Roer's Zoo
Vienna, VA 22182
Editor Notes: Roer's Zoo is just s. on SR 606 from jct. SR 7, then just e. to 1228 Hunter Mill Rd. This 30-acre site is home to such anima...Read More
Zoological Parks & Exhibits; Zoological Parks & Exhibits-Children's Zoos
206
Editor Notes: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is at 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. at jct. 14th St. N.W.; tours depart ...Read More
Buildings, Office
207
Rosaryville
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
RECREATION AREA; STATE
208
Saint John Paul II National Shrine
Washington, DC 20017
Editor Notes: Saint John Paul II National Shrine is at 3900 Harewood Rd. N.E. Established by the Knights of Columbus in 2011, this shrine ...Read More
Children's Attractions; Churches-Chapels; Cultural Centers & Civic Centers; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items
209
St. John's Church
Washington, DC 20005
Editor Notes: St. John's Church (Episcopal) is at 16th and H sts. N.W., opposite Lafayette Park. Every president since 1816 has attended o...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Historic Buildings & Houses
210
St. Matthew's Cathedral
Washington, DC 20036
Editor Notes: St. Matthew's Cathedral is at 1725 Rhode Island Ave. N.W. Established in 1840, St. Matthew's was originally located at 15th ...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas
211
S. Dillon Ripley Center
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: S. Dillon Ripley Center is entered through a small above-ground, glass-enclosed kiosk at 1100 Jefferson Dr. S.W., between th...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Art
212
Segs in the City
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Segs in the City tours depart from 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. at the Ronald Reagan Building. Five city tours lasting 1 to 2...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
213
Senate and House Office Buildings
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: Senate and House Office Buildings are on opposite sides of the United States Capitol. The House offices face Independence Av...Read More
Buildings, Office
214
Seneca Creek
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
RECREATION AREA; STATE
215
Editor Notes: Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters is at 12501 Old Columbia Pike. The world headquarters and the estate of Elle...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Libraries, Archives; Visitor Centers
216
Six Flags America
Largo, MD 20774
Editor Notes: Six Flags America is 5 mi. e. of Beltway (I-495/I-95) exit 15A at 13710 Central Ave. W. This 170-acre theme and water park b...Read More
Amusements & Theme Parks; Children's Attractions; Water Parks
217
Smithsonian
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: Smithsonian encompasses 19 museums and galleries, including one in Chantilly, Va. and two in New York City. The National Zoo...Read More
Museums
218
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Smithsonian American Art Museum is at 8th and F sts. N.W. One of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art ...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Exhibits & Collections-Art
219
The Smithsonian Castle
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: The Smithsonian Castle, 1000 Jefferson Dr. S.W., is the original Smithsonian building, completed in 1855. It is home to the ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Visitor Centers
220
Smithsonian Gardens
Washington, DC 20560
Editor Notes: Smithsonian Gardens are adjacent to the Smithsonian museums along the National Mall (bordered by Independence and Constituti...Read More
Gardens
221
Editor Notes: Spirit of Mount Vernon-Potomac Cruises, departing Pier 4 at 6th and Water sts. S.W., offers a narrated cruise (90 minutes ea...Read More
Sightseeing Tours-Boats
222
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is entered at 105 S. Fairfax St. Founded in 1792 by Quaker pharmacist Edward Stabler an...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
223
Stead Park
Washington, DC 20009
Parks, City; State; Provincial
224
Editor Notes: Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine is on the grounds of the Beall-Dawson House at 103 W. Montgomery Ave. Included i...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
225
Sugarloaf Mountain
Dickerson, MD 20842
Editor Notes: Sugarloaf Mountain is approximately 13 mi. s. via I-270, on SR 109 at the Barnsville-Hyattstown exit. The isolated mountain—...Read More
Mountains; Recreation-Summer Activities; Trails-Summer Recreation
226
Sully Historic Site
Chantilly, VA 20151
Editor Notes: Sully Historic Site is on SR 28 about .3 mi. n. of US 50 and 5 mi. s. of the Dulles Toll Rd. at 3650 Historic Sully Way. Thi...Read More
Antiques; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Sites
227
Supreme Court Building
Washington, DC 20543
Editor Notes: Supreme Court Building is at 1 1st St. N.E. between Maryland Ave. and E. Capitol St. N.E., facing the Capitol. The country's...Read More
Courthouses; Exhibits & Collections-Historical
228
Surratt House and Museum
Clinton, MD 20735
Editor Notes: Surratt House and Museum, 9118 Brandywine Rd., is the restored 1852 home of Mary Surratt. Guides in period dress conduct tou...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Museums
229
Tarara Vineyard and Winery
Leesburg, VA 20176
Editor Notes: Tarara Vineyard and Winery is 8 mi. n. on US 15 (James Monroe Hwy.), then 3 mi. e. on SR 662 (Lucketts Rd.), following signs...Read More
Wineries
230
The Textile Museum
Washington, DC 20052
Editor Notes: The Textile Museum is at 21st and G sts. on the campus of The George Washington University. Changing exhibits from the museu...Read More
Arts & Crafts; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Museums
231
Theodore Roosevelt Island
Arlington, VA 22209
Editor Notes: Theodore Roosevelt Island is accessible by pedestrian bridge from the Virginia shore; a parking lot is off the northbound la...Read More
Islands; Memorials; Statues
232
Thomas Jefferson Building
Washington, DC 20540
Editor Notes: Thomas Jefferson Building is across from the United States Capitol at 10 1st St. S.E., one of three buildings comprising the...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses; Libraries, Archives; Murals & Mosaics
233
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Washington, DC 20242
Editor Notes: Thomas Jefferson Memorial stands on the s.e. bank of the Tidal Basin. It honors the country's third president, the author of...Read More
Memorials; Statues
234
Tidal Basin Paddle Boat Dock
Washington, DC 20024
Recreation-Summer Activities
235
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington, VA 22211
Editor Notes: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is s. of Memorial Amphitheater, just w. of jct. Memorial and Wilson drs. in Arlington National C...Read More
Graves & Tombs; Memorials
236
TopGolf Alexandria
Alexandria, VA 22315
Recreation-Summer Activities
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
Alexandria, VA 22314
Editor Notes: Torpedo Factory Art Center is at 105 N. Union St. on the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria. Used for the manufacture of torp...Read More
Art Galleries & Museums; Arts & Crafts; Exhibits & Collections-Art; Shops, Firms & Stores
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Editor Notes: Tudor Place Historic House and Garden is in Georgetown at 1644 31st St. N.W. Guided 1-hour tours take visitors through this ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
Washington, DC 20017
Recreation-Summer Activities; Recreation-Winter Activities
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Editor Notes: The United States Air Force Memorial is at One Air Force Memorial Dr., along the edge of Arlington National Cemetery. Set on...Read More
Memorials
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United States Botanic Garden
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: United States Botanic Garden is at 100 Maryland Ave. S.W., on the w. side of the Capitol between Maryland and Independence a...Read More
Conservatories & Greenhouses; Gardens
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United States Capitol
Washington, DC 20001
Editor Notes: United States Capitol is on Capitol Hill, bordered e. and w. by 2nd St. S.E. and 3rd St. N.W. and n. and s. by Constitution ...Read More
Buildings, Public; Capitol; City Hall; Historic Buildings & Houses; Historic Documents, Manuscripts & Rare Books; Visitor Centers
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Editor Notes: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has entrances on 14th St. S.W. and at 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. S.W.; there is no par...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Memorials; Museums
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United States Naval Observatory
Washington, DC 20392
Observatories; Research Organizations
245
United States Navy Memorial
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: United States Navy Memorial is at 701 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. between 7th and 9th sts. N.W. The base is a ground-level granit...Read More
Amphitheaters; Fountains; Memorials; Statues
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Editor Notes: USDA Forest Service National Headquarters and Information Center is at 201 14th St. S.W. in the historic 1878 Yates Federal ...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Visitor Centers
247
U.S. National Arboretum
Washington, DC 20002
Editor Notes: U.S. National Arboretum is just e. of jct. US 50 (New York Ave.) and Bladensburg Rd. N.E.; entrances are at 3501 New York Av...Read More
Arboretums; Gardens; Nature Trails
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The U.S. Navy Museum
Washington, DC 20374
Editor Notes: The U.S. Navy Museum is in building 76 at the Washington Navy Yard, jct. 11th and O sts. S.E. It presents the past and prese...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Exhibits & Collections-Wars; Exhibits & Collections-Weapons; Museums
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington, DC 20024
Editor Notes: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, near the Lincoln Memorial between the Reflecting Pool and Constitution Ave., honors the men and w...Read More
Memorials; Statues
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Visitor Center
Mclean, VA 22102
Editor Notes: Visitor Center is at 9200 Old Dominion Dr. in Great Falls Park, within walking distance of the falls overlooks. The center h...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-General; Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Visitor Centers
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Voice of America
Washington, DC 20237
Editor Notes: Voice of America, 330 Independence Ave. S.W. at 3rd St. S.W., is a multimedia international broadcasting organization with p...Read More
Radio & TV Stations
252
Washington, D.C. Urban Adventures
Washington, DC 20024
Editor Notes: Washington, D.C. Urban Adventures departs from the L'Enfant Metro station at the corner of 7th St. and Maryland Ave. S.W. To...Read More
Sightseeing Tours
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Washington Monument
Washington, DC 20004
Editor Notes: Washington Monument stands near the center of the National Mall; the grounds extend from 14th to 17th sts. and from Constitu...Read More
Monuments, National; State; Views
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Washington National Cathedral
Washington, DC 20016
Editor Notes: Washington National Cathedral is at 3101 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. at Massachusetts Ave. N.W., atop Mount St. Alban. Officially th...Read More
Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas; Gardens; Statues
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Editor Notes: Washington Temple and Visitor Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is off I-495 exit 33, just n. on Con...Read More
Churches-Temples & Synagogues; Exhibits & Collections-Religious Items; Visitor Centers
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Wheel Nuts
Alexandria, VA 22314
Recreation-Summer Activities
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White House
Washington, DC 20500
Editor Notes: White House is at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., within President's Park. Over the course of more than 200 years, the oldest s...Read More
Historic Buildings & Houses
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White House Visitor Center
Washington, DC 20230
Editor Notes: White House Visitor Center is at 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., at the s.e. corner of 15th and E sts.; street parking in the v...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Visitor Centers
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Editor Notes: Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is off I-495 (Capital Beltway) exit 45, then SR 267 (Dulles Toll Rd.) w. to ...Read More
Music Halls & Opera Houses; Parks, National; Theaters-Buildings; Theaters-Plays, Dramas & Musicals
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Editor Notes: Women In Military Service For America Memorial, on Memorial Dr. at the entrance to Arlington National Cemetery, honors women...Read More
Exhibits & Collections-Historical; Memorials
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Woodlawn
Alexandria, VA 22309
Editor Notes: Woodlawn is 7.5 mi. s. at 9000 Richmond Hwy. (US 1). The land, originally part of Mount Vernon, was a gift from George Washi...Read More
Antiques; Gardens; Historic Buildings & Houses
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World War II Memorial
Washington, DC 20024
Editor Notes: World War II Memorial is just w. of 17th St. (in West Potomac Park) at the e. end of the Reflecting Pool, between the Lincol...Read More
Memorials
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