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Ford's Theatre National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

In 1861, theatre entrepreneur John T. Ford leased the First Baptist Church and converted...
Lincoln Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory...
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...
Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

The words of Thomas Jefferson, some written more than 200 years ago, have shaped American...
Washington Monument

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Washington Monument is the most prominent, as well as one of the older, attractions...
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...