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  Bureau of Engraving and Printing

  14th and C Streets SW

  Washington  DC

  Phone   202 874-3188

  Web Site  http://www.treas.gov/opc/opc0009.html

  Description  see money made - literally, extensive online documentation about

                    money and money making

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus Building

  Nature of Group or Site Government

  Collection G-M  Money

  New or Updated:  3/6/2006

Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC
Phone  202 622-0896
Web Site http://www.treas.gov/opc/opc0006.html
E-mail mailto:treasurytours@do.treas.gov
Description guided tours of one of the oldest federal buildings in DC, by reservation only, CURRENTLY SUSPENDED
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Nature of Group or Site Government

Ford's Theatre National Historic Site
511 10th Street NW
Washington DC 20004
Phone 202 426-6924
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/foth/index2.htm
Description where John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln, now restored an offering tours and performances
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
Era Civil War

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

  DC
 
Washington
 
Peirce Mill
 
2375 Tilden Street NW
 
Washington   DC
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/text.htm - pierce
 
Alt Web  http://newdeal.feri.org/library/ae17.htm
 
Description  last extant grist mill in District, restored in 1930s, ground corn meal and flour                     until 1958
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Owner/Operator:  NPS
 
New or Updated: 7/14/2004

DC
Washington
Sewall-Belmont House
144 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC 20020
Phone
202 546-1210
Alt Phone 202 690-0862
Web Site http://www.natwomanparty.org/
Alt Web http://www.nps.gov/sebe/
Description art and artifacts on the movement for women's suffrage
Type of Resource Historic Place
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
Group Identity Women

Supreme Court of the United States
Address
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/index.html
Description
besides the impressive building, portraits of the Justices, a film, public lectures in the Courtroom, and access to oral arguments are all available
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Building Type Courthouse
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry /Profession Law Enforcement

United States Capitol
Address
Washington DC
Phone 202 225-6827
Web Site http://www.aoc.gov/
Alt Web http://www.uschs.org/
Description tours currently suspended - where Congress meets
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Capitol
Nature of Group or Site Government

Washington Monument
National Mall
Washington DC  20242
Phone 202 426-6841
Web Site www.nps.gov/wamo
Description obelisk at the reflecting pool commemorates George Washington
Type of Resource Historic Place

Washington National Cathedral
Massachusetts & Wisconsin Avenues NW
Washington DC   20016
Phone 202 537-5596
Alt Phone 202 537-6200
Web Site http://www.cathedral.org/cathedral/
E-mail mailto:webcomments@cathedral.org
Description intended as a national place of worship, construction lasted from 1903-1990, various tours available -- call ahead
Type of Resource Historic Place
 
Primary Focus Building
Building Type  Church

White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC   20500
Phone  202 456-1111
Web Site  www.whitehouse.gov/WH/
Description where the president lives
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

 

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