Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.


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Founded after the American Revolution, it's now the capital of the US.

Popular Landmarks

Ford's Theatre

The famous theatre where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865.

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Library of Congress

The national library of the United States and the research library for Congress.

The Lincoln Memorial

A memorial built to honor President Abraham Lincoln.

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

A memorial built to honor Thomas Jefferson and the Founding Fathers of the United States.

United States Capitol

The meeting place for the Unites States Congress and the Senate.

Washington Monument

Completed in 1884, the 554-foot tall obelisk is a memorial to former general and president, George Washington.

Washington National Cathedral

The second largest church in the US, it has witnessed 3 presidential funerals.

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White House

The home and office of the President of the United States.

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