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A New Nation's Capital - National Harbor, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 38° 47.585 W 077° 02.173
18S E 323159 N 4295784
Quick Description: A photo of young George Washington is included on a plaque along the Woodrow Wilson Bridge that explains how he founded the District of Columbia.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 3/21/2016 8:37:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMQR41
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, "Following the Revolutionary War, the task of locating the capital of the new nation fell to George Washington. He traveled widely investigating other options, such as Philadelphia and Trenton, but ultimately retuned to familiar ground, a site on the Potomac River near his home at Mount Vernon."
Location:
Woodrow Wilson Bridge, National Harbor, MD


Waymark website: Not listed

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