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George Mason Memorial National Park

Distance: 84.68 miles

Dedicated on April 9, 2002, honors the little known but widely felt contributions of an important founding father.

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Constitution Gardens National Park

3 Activites Distance: 84.68 miles

Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks actually protects some of the older parkland in the National Park System. Areas within this premier park provide visitors with ample opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; and celebrate the United States commitment to freedom and equality.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial Park

Rank: 20 1 Activites Phone: (202)-426-6841 Distance: 84.79 miles

A man of conscience; the freedom movement of which he was a beacon; and his message of freedom, equality, justice and love.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial National Park

Rank: 26 1 Activites Distance: 84.83 miles

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself...." iconic words from an iconic president. Learn more about the man, his memorial and his lasting legacy to the Nation.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial National Park

Rank: 15 Distance: 84.86 miles

Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country.

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Korean War Veterans Memorial National Park

Rank: 19 1 Activites Distance: 84.93 miles

Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met.

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Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

4 Activites Email: vanessa_molineaus@nps.gov Distance: 85.03 miles

The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands on activities, living history programs, and more, you can experience farm life and how its changed over time. Explore how the park evolved from a plantation home during the War of 1812, to a hospital farm, to the park you can visit today.

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Lincoln Memorial National Park

Rank: 5 1 Activites Distance: 85.03 miles

"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th President of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdom.

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John Ericsson National Memorial Park

1 Activites Distance: 85.07 miles

During his lifetime, John Ericsson revolutionized several facets of technology. The Swedish-born engineer-inventor is best known for his work during the Civil War when he transformed naval warfare through his design of the iron-plated USS Monitor. The movements of Ericsson's pencil across his drafting board were as crucial to victory as the movements of Lincoln's armies across battlefields.

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The Old Stone House National Park

Email: ROCR_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 85.21 miles

As the nation's capital, Washington, DC is known primarily as a city of grand memorials to national leaders and significant events. But aren't the lives of DC's "regular" citizens and "regular" buildings significant too? The oldest building in DC, Old Stone House commemorates the daily lives of Georgetown's early residents. The house serves as a great example of Revolutionary War-era architecture.

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Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial Park

Rank: 190 2 Activites Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 85.74 miles

In the 1930s landscape architects transformed Mason's Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America's 26th president. They conceived a "real forest" designed to mimic the natural forest that once covered the island. Today miles of trails through wooded uplands and swampy bottomlands honor the legacy of a great outdoorsman and conservationist

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Harmony Hall National Park

Email: Nace_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 86.25 miles

The 18th century Harmony Hall mansion is located on a 62.5-acre open pasture land estate along the Potomac River. This estate was purchased by the National Park Service in 1966, to preserve southern Maryland cultural heritage. Surrounded by a rich landscape, it offers visitors many chances to connect with Colonial History. The park also home to the remains of the Want Water House and canal.

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Fort Washington Park

Rank: 123 5 Activites Phone: (301)-763-4600 Email: NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 86.42 miles

Built to defend the river approach to Washington, DC, Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry for over 200 years. As technologies advanced so did Fort Washington, from the brick and stone of the 19th century to the concrete and steel of the 20th century.

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Fort Foote Park

3 Activites Phone: (301)-763-4600 Email: NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 86.90 miles

Fort Foote was constructedin 1863 atop Rozier's Bluff to strengthen the ring of fortifications that encircled Washington, D.C. Two of the Guns that prtoected Washington are still there along with the remains of the fort's earthworks.

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Glen Echo Park

1 Activites Phone: (301)-320-1410 Distance: 88.12 miles

Glen Echo Park began in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly "to promote liberal and practical education." By 1911, it transformed into DC's premier amusement park until it closed in 1968. Since 1971, the National Park Service has owned and operated the site and today, with the help of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, offers year-round cultural and recreational activities.

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George Washington Memorial Parkway

Rank: 4 8 Activites Phone: (703)-289-2500 Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 88.64 miles

The George Washington Memorial Parkway was designed for recreational driving. It links sites that commemorate important episodes in American history and preserve habitat for local wildlife. The parkway and its associated trails provide a scenic place to play and rest in the busy Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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Claude Moore Colonial Farm National Park

2 Activites Distance: 89.05 miles

Step back in time and experience life on a small farm in northern Virginia. Living history programs and demonstrations offer a glimpse of what life was like for a poor farm family, just before the Revolutionary War.

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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (757)-336-6122 Email: fw5rw_cnwr@fws.gov Distance: 90.46 miles

Chincoteague NWR, located primarily on the Virginia side of Assateague Island, consists of more than 14,000 acres of beach, dunes, marsh, and maritime forest. Chincoteague NWR, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as well as other spe...

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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial National Park

Rank: 97 1 Activites Email: GWMP Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 90.70 miles

Arlington House is inextricably linked to one of the most famous Confederate Civil War Generals, Robert E. Lee, but it is also the home of a family whose roots lie with the father of our country, George Washington. Arlington House is where this family lived and lost. It was also home to a large enslaved population that came from Mount Vernon to provide the existence that the family knew.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove On The Potomac National Park

Rank: 148 4 Activites Phone: (703)-289-2500 Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 90.70 miles

From this distance the seat of national power appears pristine across the river, so President Johnson came here often when he needed to escape from the stresses of building a Great Society. After he died, his wife chose this place for his memorial. A landscape of serpentine paths, white pines, a granite monolith, and an open meadow honors his legacy of social justice and conservation legislation.

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Piscataway Park

Rank: 191 3 Activites Email: Nace_fort_washington_park@nps.gov Distance: 90.92 miles

Piscataway Park is home to bald eagles, beavers, deer, foxes, ospreys, and many other species. To complement the surroundings, the park has, in addition to a public fishing pier and two boardwalks over fresh water tidal wetlands, a variety of nature trails, meadows, and woodland areas. The Park is also home to National Colonial Farm.

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Martin National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: 41022826921 Email: fw5rw_bwnwr@fws.gov Distance: 91.54 miles

Martin National Wildlife Refuge includes the northern half of Smith Island, which lies 11 miles west of Crisfield, MD, and Watts Island, which is located between the eastern shore of Virginia and Tangier Island. Both islands are situated in the lower Chesapeake Bay. The Refuge was established in 1954 when the late Glenn L. Martin donated 2569 acres to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Since t...

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Wallops Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

Email: null Distance: 91.85 miles

The Wallops Island National Wildlife Refuge was created on July 10, 1975 when 373 acres of land were transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The refuge, comprised mainly of salt marsh and woodlands, is located east of Wattsville in Accomack County, Virginia and contains habitat for a variety of trust species, including up...

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Great Falls Park

7 Activites Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 93.74 miles

At Great Falls, the Potomac River builds up speed and force as it falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through the narrow Mather Gorge. The Patowmack Canal offers a glimpse into the early history of this country. Great Falls Park has many opportunities to explore history and nature, all in a beautiful 800-acre park only 15 miles from the Nation's Capital.

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Thomas Stone National Historic Site

Rank: 356 Distance: 95.01 miles

Prior to the Revolutionary War, Thomas Stone led a very comfortable life as a planter and lawyer. After realizing war with Great Britain was inevitable, he risked everything he held dear-- life, fortune, and sacred honor-- to safeguard American rights. To that end, Thomas Stone became one of 56 men to sign one of the most important documents in World History; the Declaration of Independence.

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