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1190 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Constructed in the 1850s, the acorn-shaped gazebo can be found in Acorn Park, located near the intersection of East-West Highway and Newell Street, in Silver Spring, Maryland. The park is all that remains of Francis Preston Blair's estate, "Silver Spring," named after his discovery in 1840 of a nearby mica-speckled spring.

In 1791 and 1792, Andrew Ellicott and his surveying team placed 40 boundary stones around the perimeter of the District of Columbia, one at each mile of the original diamond shape.*

E and 15th Street, NW
W of 15th, S of E St., horizontal center line of ellipse
Washington, DC

Architect, William Henry Deacy, and sculptor, Donald DeLue, are credited for the memorial that was funded by Boy Scout contributions and unveiled on November 7, 1964. The memorial pays tribute to the Boy Scouts and those serving the youth of America.

3848 Stonewall Jackson Highway
White Post, VA 22663

Dinosaur Land features over 40 near "life-sized" statues that allow the visitors to turn back the pages of time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

1400 Quincy St., N.E.
Washington, DC 20017

The Franciscan Monastery sustains the 800-year mission of the Franciscan Friars in the Holy Land through education, fundraising, recruiting vocations, promoting pilgrimages and providing pastoral ministry locally to religious and lay Catholics and to all of good will.

20200 Observation Drive
Montgomery College - Germantown Campus
Germantown, MD 20876

The Globe Water Tank is a large water tank painted as a world globe.

1733 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC

The House of the Temple is a Masonic temple in Washington, D.C., that serves as the headquarters of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, U.S.A.

Rock Creek Church Road NW and Upshur Street NW
Washington, DC 20011

President Lincoln's Cottage is the most significant historic site directly associated with Lincoln's presidency aside from the White House. During the Civil War, President Lincoln and his family resided here from June to November of 1862, 1863, and 1864.

575 7th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004

Explore the history of crime and punishment, experience driving and shooting simulators, and learn real CSI procedures at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment.

11250 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Displays in 15 galleries depict the history of Americans and their guns, tracing six centuries of firearms evolution.

While touring Washington DC with On Location Tours, you will take a unique and fun guided tour of the nation’s capital through the lens of your favorite movie and television shows, all while receiving behind-the-scenes information.

National Harbor
Prince George's County, MD 20745

"The Awakening" is a five-piece cast iron sculpture depicting a bearded giant breaking free from the earth. The sculpture was part of a city-wide public art exhibition in 1980 and was originally located on Haines Point. It now resides at National Harbor in Prince George's County.

One of Theodore Roosevelt’s greatest legacies was his dedication to conservation. Today, this island stands as a fitting memorial to the outdoorsman, naturalist, and visionary who was our 26th President.

P Street SW next to the Washington Channel
Washington, DC

The memorial is dedicated to the men who died during the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 so that women and children might live.

In 1923, this granite marker was expected to be the milestone from which all road distances in the U.S. would be measured.

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