2 out of 5 based on 18 ratings
Tudor Place was built by Martha Washington's granddaughter, Martha Custis Peter, and her husband, Thomas Peter, son of a successful Scottish tobacco merchant. In 1805, Thomas Peter ...
4 out of 5 based on 15 ratings
Federal-period historic house museum. Dumbarton House hosts a regular schedule of special tours, free concerts, lectures, tastings, school programs and summer camps, and is also ava...
0 out of 5 based on 0 ratings
Frederick Douglass' life spanned nearly eighty years, from the time that slavery was universal in American states to the time it was becoming a memory. Douglass freed himself ...
3 out of 5 based on 25 ratings
A memorial to the late president and his second wife, Edith.
2 out of 5 based on 183 ratings
Experience Mount Vernon by Bike and Boat! Start in Alexandria and bike to Mt Vernon and tour the estate. Step back in time by exploring the 21 room mansion. slave quarters, kitche...
2 out of 5 based on 4 ratings
Picturesque Fort Washington sits on high ground overlooking the Potomac River and offers a grand view of Washington and the Virginia shoreline. Today, only one silent gun stands beh...
4 out of 5 based on 27 ratings
Experience the history and splendor of Gilded Age Washington at Anderson House, a 1905 Beaux Arts mansion built as the winter home of Larz Anderson, an American diplomat, and his wi...
4 out of 5 based on 7 ratings
Designed by John Russell Pope, this Roman-style monument to Thomas Jefferson, the nation's third president and author
4 out of 5 based on 13 ratings
Built by Philip Richard Fendall in 1785 on land purchased from Henry (Light Horse Harry) Lee. Lee was a brilliant cavalry officer in the Revolution, close friend of George Washington, Vir...
3 out of 5 based on 12 ratings
George Washington gave 2,000 acres of his Mount Vernon estate in 1799 as a wedding gift to Eleanor "Nelly' Custis, his wife's granddaughter, and her husband, Major Lawrence Lewis, Was...
3 out of 5 based on 23 ratings
Fort Ward is the best preserved of the system of Union forts and batteries built to protect Washington, DC during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Fort Ward Museum interprets the...
early 20th century working farm
3 out of 5 based on 9 ratings
Built in 1852 as a middle-class plantation home, historic Surratt House also served as a tavern and hostelry, a post office, and polling place during the crucial decade before...
3 out of 5 based on 8 ratings
The Accokeek Foundation stewards 200 acres of Piscataway Park, a national park located in Accokeek, Maryland, on the shore of the Potomac River directly across from Mount Vernon. Ou...
5 out of 5 based on 6 ratings
Nineteen stainless-steel statues of servicemen, etchings and a reflecting pool commemorate those who served in the "forgotten war."
5 out of 5 based on 50 ratings
Located in a grove of trees across from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, this 2,000-pound bronze statue by Sante Fe-based sculptor Glenna Goodacre depicts 3 service women and one woun...
4 out of 5 based on 104 ratings
Ford?s Theatre Museum combines a remarkable collection of historic artifacts with a variety of interactive exhibits to tell the story of Abraham Lincoln?s presidency. Using environm...
Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia is a military cemetery established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House. Veterans and mili...
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