In 1800, Washington was established as the Capital of the United States of America. A small governing body moved from Philadelphia to Washington to carefully plan the young republics new capital. Starting from a frontier-like town, it has gradually become to the metropolitan community we know today.
Washington Memorial National Air and Space Museum The White House The Capitol Building Lincoln Memorial Washington Cathedral
The Capitol Building, whose cornerstone was laid in 1793 by then President George Washington, is the symbol of American government.
Completed in 1865 by Constantino Brumidi, the Frescoe covers the 4, 664 square feet inside the dome of the Capitol Building. Deemed as one of the most stately buildings in the world, it is constructed of Massachusetts marble and Virginia sandstone, with a cast iron dome to complete the building.
Was originally designed by James Hoban. Construction began in 1792 and was completed in 1800.
The president meets members from the Office of Homeland Security and other White House staff in the Oval Office. The State Dining Room is currently used for formal dining.
Modeled on the Greek Parthenon, the Lincoln Memorial was designed by Henry Bacon and completed in Its 36 columns represent the number of states in the Union at the time of Lincolns assassination in 1865.
In the center hall of the structure sits a 19-foot tall statue of Abraham Lincoln. The memorial is located at the west end of the Mall on the banks of the Potomac River and is the site of many historical events, such as the Dr. Martin Luther King I have a dream speech.
The national Museum of American History Exhibits the cultural, technological and industrial developments of the US, from the colonial era to present day. National Air and Space Museum The 23 galleries here trace the history of flight from Kitty Hawk to the current exploration of space. It is the most visited museum in the world.
House of Prayer for all People is built of Indiana limestone without the use of steel in its construction.
Stands 555 feet high Was built in memory of George Washington the nations first President. Was designed by Roberts Mills Has an observation platform at the 5oo foot
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