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Here stands D.C.'s most confusing memorial.
Here stands D.C.'s most confusing memorial. The first point of confusion is that the Women's Titanic Memorial is dedicated to the men who died on the Titanic. The reason is, of course, that the men stayed on board and drowned so that the women and children could escape on the lifeboats. The second point of confusion has to be the statue's pose, which looks to be an imitation of that scene with Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio-but that would be too cheesy for a serious memorial. On the contrary, the blockbuster stole the idea from D.C.'s statue.
Delaware Avenue, Washington DC, United States
A 1796 mansion commissioned by speculators betting on a neighborhood development that never occurred
St Dominic's, built in 1875, served as the center of the European Catholic community just west, and its working belltower remains one of the area's principal landmarks
This attractively painted Romanesque church has been the center of the southwest's African American community from its construction in 1886 until the urban renewal project
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Air and Space Museum houses the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world and is one of the most visited museums in the world
The Voice of America is an international multimedia news broadcast facility operating around the clock, famous around the world, especially for broadcasts conducted throughout Nazi-occupied Europe and later the former Soviet Union during the Cold War
The newest of the Smithsonian museums displays the cultural traditions of the Native peoples of North, Central, and South America
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The staggering depth and breadth of the world-class collections here are a clear testament to U
The Newseum is an interactive museum dedicated to free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution - the free exercise of religion, speech, the press, peaceful assembly, and petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances
Stretching over 2 miles in the east-west direction on the banks of the Potomac River, the National Mall is the most visited national park in the USA