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17th and M Streets, NWThis school, completed in 1872, was one of three public elementary schools built for DC's black children just after the Civil War. Its name honors U.S. Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts, who fought to abolish slavery he…
To the original Patentees prior to 1700 whose land grants embrace the site of the Federal City. This Monument is erected by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists, April 25, 1936.
The two symbolic figures represent the sum of the great ideals of past civilizations, developed through the centuries and now at best is delivered by American manhood and womanhood to the present generation. The Boy Scout, aware of his fellowsh…
Over 265,000 American women served during the Vietnam era (1956 through 1975) and over 11,000 saw duty in Vietnam. The majority served as nurses, caring for thousands of wounded servicemen in the difficult conditions of crowded transports, harsh w…
(smaller plaque on the urn) El recuerdo del "Maine" tendr? eterna duraci?n durante los siglos los lazos de la amistad entre la tierra de Cuba y la tierra de los Estados Unidos de Norte Am?rica. —Gerardo Machado (plaque on base) Esta copa …
The sandstone base and capital are from a Corinthian column that once graced the east central portico of the United States Capitol. The columns were dismantled in 1958 to make way for the east front extension, where marble reproductions now stand.…
This house witnessed the building of the C&O Canal. Abner Cloud, a miller who had come here from Pennsylvania, built the house in 1801. Cloud's mill was about 200 yards upstream. The basement of the house was used by Cloud to store grain and flour…
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark.This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark.This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
A historical landmark"Surratt Boarding House"604 H Street N.W. (then 541)is said to have been wherethe conspirators plottedthe abduction ofU.S. President Abraham Lincolnin 1865.Plaque by Chi-Am Lions Club