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DC
Lincoln Memorial
National Mall
Washington DC 20242
Phone 202 426-6841
Web Site www.nps.gov/linc
Description one of the most famous structures in the country, the seated statue of Lincoln looks out on the reflecting pool and Washington monument
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government

Washington
National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20408
Phone 866 325-7208
Web Site www.nara.gov/
E-mail mailto:inquire@nara.gov
Description official archivist for US government, runs modern presidential libraries, maintains the Federal Register, holds original Declaration of Independence, Constitution & Bill of Rights
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
Research /Reading Archives

DC
Washington

National Archives Exhibit Hall
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC 20408
Phone
866 325-7208
Web Site http://www.nara.gov/
E-mail  NACE_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description the original Archives building houses the Declaration of Independence, US Constitution, and more -- closed for renovation until 2003
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus  History Resource
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Research /Reading  Archives
Owner/Operator:  National Park Service

  Washington
 
National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program
  Address
 
Washington DC
 
Phone   202 366-4622
 
Web Site  http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/covered.htm
 
Description  provides funding to assist states in preserving covered bridges
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Preservation
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Owner/Operator:  Federal Highway Administration
 
New or Updated:    5/16/2004

DC
Washington
National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Avenue NE #101
Washington DC 20002
Phone 
202 633-8181
Alt Phone  202 289-5433
Web Site  www.si.edu/postal
Description Postal artifacts and research, special guides and Discovery Center for children
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Government
Collection N-Z  Stamps

  Washington

  National Scenic Byways Program

  US DOT, FHA, National Scenic Byways Program

  HEPN-50, Room 3232, 400 Seventh St, SW

  Washington  DC   20590    

  Phone   202 366-1929

  Web Site  www.byways.org/

  Toll Free  800 429-9297

  E-mail  mailto:nsbomaster@byways.org

  Description  Maintains information on 72 designated scenic byways and All

                    American Road nationwide

  Type of Resource  Tourism Information

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  New or Updated:  3/8/2006

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