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National Archives

National Archives

National Archives In charge of preserving documents of American legal or historical importance is the National Archives and Records Administration. The most popular items on display are the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, but the National Archives has plenty more to offer visitors. Visitors can see Lincoln’s telegrams to his generals,…

Museum of Natural History

Natural History museum

Museum of Natural History Who doesn’t love learning about the natural world around us? Perhaps your interest lies in rocks, animals or even the mysteries of the oceans deep? The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has collected an impressive assortment of specimens – numbering in the millions – of fossils, rocks, minerals, meteorites, plants, animals…

Jefferson Memorial Part 2

Jefferson Memorial

Jefferson Memorial Thomas Jefferson was one of the greatest presidents in American history. He helped write the Declaration of Independence, started the University of Virginia, and was responsible for acquiring 800,000 square miles o land for 15 million dollars.The memorial of Jefferson was dedicated by President Franklin Roosevelt. The statue of Jefferson is 19 feet…

Arlington National Cemetery

Unknown Soldier Grave

Arlington National Cemetery Arlington National Cemetery is the second largest national cemetery in the United States. More than 350,000 men, women and children are buried there. Military personnel are buried in Arlington from the Revolutionary War to the wars of today.During the weekday an average  27-30 funerals are held. Some of the men and women…