A History Lover's Guide to Washington, DC

Designed for Democracy
Product Number: EB00741159
Released: Nov 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781625850645
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Description

Experience the history of America's capitol with this uniquely engaging and informative guidebook. Alternating between site visits and brief historical narratives, this guide tells the story of Washington, DC, from its origins to current times. From George Washington's Mount Vernon to the Kennedy Center, trek through each era of the federal district, on a tour of America's most beloved sites. Go inside the White House, the only executive home in the world regularly open to the public. Travel to President Lincoln's Cottage and see where he wrote the Emancipation Proclamation. And visit lesser-known sites, such as the grave of Pierre L'Enfant, the city's Botanical Gardens, the Old Post Office, and a host of historical homes throughout the capital. This is the only guide you'll need to curate an unforgettable expedition to our shining city on a hill.

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Author(s): Alison Fortier
Original Publish Date: May 06, 2014

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