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Lafayette Square

It is nearly impossible to ignore the ambience of power at Lafayette Square, which surrounds the White House. It is a neighborhood of historic elegance and refinement. The story of the area and the tales of the Square's notable residents are told through many nearby museums and institutions, including the Octagon House, Decatur House Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Renwick Gallery, Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, the American Red Cross Museum, and St. John's Episcopal Church.

Metro Station
Farragut West
16th St. & H St. NW
Washington, DC 20006

(202) 208-1631

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