The Smithsonian National Postal Museum is devoted to the colorful and engaging history of the nation’s mail service and showcases the largest and most comprehensive collection of stamps and...Read More
Through the juxtaposition of granite and glass, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial conveys a combination of strength and vulnerability, loss and renewal. At this sacred spot, all of...Read More
The Civil War in America
Capitol Hill, Capitol Riverfront
The Civil War in America assembles more than 200 unique items, many of which have never been seen by the public, to commemorate the sesquicentennial of this nation’s greatest military and...
Built almost entirely with funds donated by former slaves, this bronze statue of Lincoln shows him with the Emancipation Proclamation in his right hand and holding his left hand over the head of a...Read More
This historic park celebrates the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. The park features the Emancipation statue and the Mary McLeod Bethune statue.Read More
Organization established to educate the public of the U.S. Capitol & Congress. Exterior walking tour of the United States Capitol takes place from March to November every Monday at 10 AM. Tour...Read More