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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Rank: 273 2 Activites Email: julie_kutruff@nps.gov Distance: 0.65 miles

Walk the halls of Cedar Hill, home of the famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery, Douglass escaped to spend his life fighting for justice and equality for all people. His tireless struggle, brilliant words, and inclusive vision of humanity continue to inspire and sustain people today.

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Anacostia Park

6 Activites Distance: 1.14 miles

Listen! Beneath the bustle of Washington, DC, the song of a meadowlark joins the sounds of friends, families, and fun. Authorized almost a hundred years ago as a multiple use park, Anacostia Park serves as a playground while protecting the natural scenery and water quality of the Anacostia River. The park serves as an example of how far-sighted urban planning serves today's generation as well.

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National Capital Parks-East

Rank: 64 1 Activites Phone: (202)-690-5185 Distance: 1.23 miles

Welcome to National Capital Parks-East. We invite you to journey to parks Beyond the Capital of Washington, D.C. National Capital Parks-East is 13 park sites, parkways and statuary covering more than 8,000 acres of historic, cultural, and recreational parklands from Capitol Hill to the nearby Maryland suburbs

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Suitland Parkway

Distance: 1.25 miles

Welcome to National Capital Parks-East! We invite you to journey to parks Beyond the Capital of Washington, D.C.  National Capital Parks-East is 13 park sites, parkways and statuary covering more than 8,000 acres of historic, cultural, and recreational parklands from Capitol Hill to the nearby Maryland suburbs.

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National Capital Parks-East

Phone: (202)-690-5185 Distance: 1.25 miles

Welcome to National Capital Parks-East. We invite you to journey to parks Beyond the Capital of Washington, D.C. National Capital Parks-East is 13 park sites, parkways and statuary covering more than 8,000 acres of historic, cultural, and recreational parklands from Capitol Hill to the nearby Maryland suburbs

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Fort Dupont Park

4 Activites Email: julie_kutruff@nps.gov Distance: 1.67 miles

2014 will see major improvements on the Fort Dupont Park trail system. Fort Dupont Park offers over 10 miles of trails to its visitors. The seven mile long Hiker/Biker Trail connects six Civil War earthwork fortifications for mountain bikers and hikers to learn about the rich history of the Civil War Defenses of Washington while exercising in a beautiful mature forested park.

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Capitol Hill Parks

Distance: 2.13 miles

The Capitol Hill Parks include several park areas east of the U.S. Capitol. Included in this group are Folger, Lincoln, Stanton, and Marion Parks, the Eastern Market and Potomac Avenue Metro stations, and several smaller land parcels such as Seward Square, Twining Square, the Maryland Avenue Triangles, the Pennsylvania Avenue Medians, and 59 inner-city triangles and squares.

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Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site

Rank: 160 1 Activites Distance: 3.46 miles

A street unlike any other. It is known the world over as the heart of the Nation's Capital. America's history has marched, paraded, promenaded, and protested its way along the Avenue.

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National Capital Parks-Central

Rank: 46 2 Activites Phone: 20248598802 Email: National_Mall@nps.gov Distance: 3.48 miles

National Capital Parks - Central (NACC) was established in 1965 to administer the National Park Service units in the memorial core of our nation's capital. Today, NACC preserves and interprets more than a dozen NPS areas including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site and the House Where Lincol...

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National Mall & Memorial Parks

3 Activites Phone: (202)-426-6841 Distance: 3.48 miles

Each year, millions of people visit the National Mall and Memorial Parks to recreate, to commemorate presidential legacies, to honor our nation's veterans, to make their voices heard, and to celebrate our nation's commitment to freedom and equality.

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Thomas Jefferson Memorial National Park

Rank: 30 1 Activites Distance: 3.66 miles

Author of the Declaration of Independence, Statesman and Visionary for the founding of a Nation.

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Old Post Office Tower National Park

Distance: 3.67 miles

Built in 1899, the Old Post Office's clock tower offers panoramic views of Washington, D.C. The tower houses the Congress Bells, a Bicentennial gift from England commemorating friendship between the nations. The Tower is closed until 2016 as the entire building is currently undergoing major renovations.

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Ford's Theatre National Historic Site

Rank: 92 Distance: 3.71 miles

Explore Ford's Theatre NHS, discover Abraham Lincoln's life in Washington DC, the struggle for a united country, and the motivation behind Lincoln's Assassination.The National Park Service and the Ford's Theatre Society presents a variety of programs year round.

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George Mason Memorial National Park

Distance: 3.76 miles

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

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Washington Monument National Park

Distance: 3.84 miles

Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. Tickets are required to visit the interior of the Washington Monument.

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Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

4 Activites Phone: (202)-426-5991 Distance: 3.95 miles

In an age old dance wind, water, and land combine here. Sparkling in the sun on a breezy day, this natural area of Anacostia Park has origins in a 1926 act of Congress to preserve the forests, water quality, and recreation value of the waterways of Washington, DC. The park reflects the policies that affect rivers and wetlands. Come, join the dance.

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President's Park (White House)

Rank: 94 Distance: 3.95 miles

Every president except George Washington has called the White House and its surrounding grounds his place of work, rest, and solitude. Recognizable the world around, the White House stands as a symbol of democracy. The White House and its park grounds serve not only as the seat of the executive branch of government of the United States of America, but also as an iconic place for civil discourse.

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President's Park (White House)

Rank: 168 Distance: 3.95 miles

Every president except George Washington has called the White House and its surrounding grounds his place of work, rest, and solitude. Recognizable the world around, the White House stands as a symbol of democracy. The White House and its park grounds serve not only as the seat of the executive branch of government of the United States of America, but also as an iconic place for civil discourse.

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World War Ii Memorial National Park

Rank: 16 Distance: 4.09 miles

Through stone architecture and bronze sculptures, the World War II Memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory they achieved to restore freedom and end tyranny around the globe.

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National World War Ii Memorial Park

Distance: 4.09 miles

Through stone architecture and bronze sculptures, the World War II Memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory they achieved to restore freedom and end tyranny around the globe.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial National Park

Rank: 26 1 Activites Distance: 4.11 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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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial Park

Rank: 20 1 Activites Phone: (202)-426-6841 Distance: 4.17 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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Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site

Email: robert_parker@nps.gov Distance: 4.30 miles

Before Dr. Carter G. Woodson, there was very little accurate written history about the lives and experiences of Americans of African descent. Today a National Historic Site, Dr. Woodson's home served as the headquarters for the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Dr. Woodson established Negro History Week here in 1926, which we celebrate today as Black History Month.

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Constitution Gardens National Park

3 Activites Distance: 4.33 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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Korean War Veterans Memorial National Park

Rank: 19 1 Activites Distance: 4.38 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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