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National Parks (U.S.)George Washington Memorial Parkway - McLean, VA

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One of the only roads that serve as a national park. The above coordinates are for the western terminus of the GW parkway, at I-495 in McLean, Virginia where the photos were taken. The eastern terminus is Mt. Vernon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/22/2018

last visited: 3/23/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Claude Moore Colonial Farm

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The original Turkey Run Farm was designed and built as an educational opportunity to simulate how poor, 18th-century farmers lived and worked. However, it was a representation only, and there is no historical evidence that this area was a Colonial farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/18/2019

last visited: 10/28/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Clara Barton House

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Located within Glen Echo Maryland this house is well worth the visit! And it is free!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/22/2008

last visited: 8/9/2013

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National Parks (U.S.)Fort Marcy-Fort Circle Parks - McLean, VA

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Fort Marcy and nearby Fort Ethan Allen, among other batteries on the northern bank of the Potomac River, were built to protect Leesburg Pike and Chain Bridge. Construction began in 1861. When Fort Marcy was completed, it had a perimeter of 338 feet and mounted 18 guns, a 10-inch mortar and two 24-pounder Coehorn mortars.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/24/2020

last visited: 10/28/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Great Falls Park - Mclean, Virginia

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Views of the Great Falls and remnants of the Patowmack Canal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 10/6/2018

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National Parks (U.S.)Chesapeake & Ohio National Historic Park (Great Falls) - Potomac, MD

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This section of the C & O Canal is for the Great Falls area on the Maryland side. The Virginia side is part of the GW National Parkway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/13/2021

last visited: 3/13/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Home of the Filene Center Amphitheatre and The Barns at Wolf Trap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WhatTrail?

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/17/2006

last visited: 6/10/2016

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National Parks (U.S.)Rock Creek Park - District of Columbia

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An Oasis in the City-Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. This 1,754 acre city park was officially authorized in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/10/2020

last visited: 10/28/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Peirce Mill - Rock Creek Park - Washington DC

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Peirce Mill is located in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C. Isaac Peirce built Peirce Mill on Rock Creek in 1829.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/31/2022

last visited: 3/25/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Francis Scott Key Memorial

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This memorial to the author of the US National Anthem stands in Rock Creek Park, a very small park in Georgetown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/11/2020

last visited: 5/29/2017

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National Parks (U.S.)The Old Stone House - Washington, DC

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The Old Stone House is one of the oldest structures remaining in Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 3/26/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Theodore Roosevelt Island - Washington DC

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In the 1930s, landscape architects transformed Mason’s Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America’s 26th president.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/15/2020

last visited: 1/2/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial - Arlington, VA

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Arlington House was the home of Robert E. Lee and his family for thirty years and is uniquely associated with the Washington and Custis families.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: 3/26/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Meridian Hill Park - Rock Creek Park - Washington DC

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The park has had a long and varied history. In 1819, John Porter erected a mansion on the grounds and called it "Meridian Hill" because it was on the exact longitude of the original District of Columbia milestone marker, set down on April 15, 1791.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/1/2022

last visited: 3/26/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Lincoln Memorial National Monument - Washington, DC

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This National Monument honors America's 16th President. The Memorial sits at one end of the reflecting pool on the National Mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/18/2012

last visited: 3/21/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Vietnam veterans Memorial

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A really neat memorial to commemorate some great warriors.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dawgs

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/21/2007

last visited: 3/24/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)John Ericsson Memorial - Washington, DC

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John Ericsson was the builder of the Monitor, a Civil War ship that met with the Merrimac in a epic battle of iron-clad ships.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/17/2011

last visited: 3/23/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)African American Civil War Memorial - Washington DC

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Over 200,000 African-American soldiers and sailors served in the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/23/2020

last visited: 10/28/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)Korean War Veterans Memorial - Washington, DC

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The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, is located near from Vietnam War Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial and the Reflecting Pool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: 3/23/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS - Washington DC

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Mary McLeod Bethune achieved her greatest recognition at the Washington, DC townhouse that is now this National Historic Site. The Council House was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and was Bethune’s last home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/17/2020

last visited: 10/28/2021

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National Parks (U.S.)General John A. Logan Monument - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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As Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a Union veterans organization, Logan issued General Order No. 11 in 1868, establishing May 30 as Decoration Day. Now it is known as Memorial Day.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/29/2022

last visited: 3/22/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Constitution Gardens - Washington DC

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Constitution Gardens is a living legacy to the founding of the republic as well as an oasis in the midst of a city. The 50 acres of the park were originally beneath the Potomac River. Constitution Gardens has been a separate park unit since 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/23/2022

last visited: 3/21/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence - National Mall and Memorial Parks - Washington DC

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The Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence is a memorial depicting the signatures of the 56 signatories to the United States Declaration of Independence. It is located in the Constitution Gardens on the National Mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 4/6/2022

last visited: 3/25/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)President's Park (White House)

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Probably the most famous house in the world. 38.89763° -77.03658

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dawgs

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/21/2007

last visited: 3/23/2022

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National Parks (U.S.)Pennsylvania Avenue NHS - Washington, DC

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Since since Thomas Jefferson’s second inaugural parade in 1805, Pennsylvania Avenue has been the site of the inaugural parade every four years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: 10/13/2021

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