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Housed in the Carnegie Library building on Mount Vernon Square, the Historical Society of Washington DC is dedicated to the local history of the city.
Housed in the Carnegie Library building on Mount Vernon Square, the Historical Society of Washington DC is dedicated to the local history of the city. It has a research library and exhibition on D.C. history, and organizes educational events and activities open to the public.
The collection here is a walk through encyclopedia of American Art-Gilbert Stuart's stern presidential portraits through Nam June Paik's house-sized America sculpture of neon and televisions
The renovation is the talk of the town
This museum is the 'other' flashy, and exceptionally expensive, East End tourist attraction (other than the Spy Museum, that is)
This mammoth square, which causes all sorts of disastrous navigational problems for motorists unfamiliar with the intricacies of New York and Massachusetts Avenues, is dominated by one beautiful and similarly mammoth Beaux-Arts building at its center
Dive into the thrilling world of international espionage at the International Spy Museum in Washing DC
This is the world's only museum devoted to art made by women
The United States Navy Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue NW is an open-air monument that honors those who have served and are currently serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the Merchant Marine
Franklin Square is less known than McPherson Square to the west and Mount Vernon Square to the east
Ford's Theatre in Washington DC is a National Historic Site that is preserved as the site of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth on 14-April 1865
Koshland is very much on the small side for D