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Decatur House Museum

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Decatur House, designed by the father of American architecture, Benjamin Henry...
Dumbarton House

Washington, District Of Columbia

Dumbarton House is a fine example of Federal period architecture. Closely connected to...
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

Frederick Douglass' life spanned nearly eighty years, from the time that slavery was...
German American Heritage Museum

Washington DC, District Of Columbia

Opening on March 21, 2010, the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA will tell the...
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

Mary McLeod Bethune, political activist for racial and gender equality, established the...
National Society Of The Colonial Dames Of America

Washington, District Of Columbia

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) is an organization devoted...
Petersen House

Washington, District Of Columbia

At 7:22am on April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died on a bed in the Petersen...
President Lincoln's Cottage

Washington, District Of Columbia

During the Civil War, President Lincoln and his family resided here from June to November...
Sewall Belmont House And Museum

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Sewall-Belmont House and Museum is the headquarters of the historic National Woman's...
Smithsonian Institution

Washington, District Of Columbia

Completed in 1855, the original Smithsonian Institution Building was designed by...
Society Of Cincinnati Headquarters

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Society of the Cincinnati was founded at the close of the Revolutionary War by the...
Tudor Place Historic House And Garden

Washington, District Of Columbia

Martha Washington's granddaughter once hosted the brightest luminaries of early American...
White House Historical Association Visitors Center

Washington, District Of Columbia

In 1995, the National Park Service opened the White House Visitor Center. This facility,...
Woodrow Wilson House

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Woodrow Wilson House is a national historic landmark and house museum that focuses on...