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Cherry Blossom Festival

It’s the first day of Spring and the first day of the 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival. The National Park Service predicts that peak bloom will...

Free Walking Tour, January 20

Mark this historic inauguration week by joining us for a free, 90-minute walking tour, “From Slavery to Freedom in Adams Morgan,” on Sunday, January 20th...

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Located at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, the building now known as the Hill Center was built in 1866 as a Naval Hospital. The Navy...

St. Thomas Parish

I recently attended a presentation at St. Thomas Parish, the Episcopal church at 1772 Church Street, NW., organized by the DC Preservation League and given...

WalkingTownDC

I recently gave a tour of Meridian Hill Park as part of WalkingTownDC – a 10-day festival of tours organized by Cultural Tourism DC. If...

Rock Creek Park Planetarium

The only planetarium in the National Park System is located in Rock Creek Park at the Nature Center. Learn more: http://www.nps.gov/rocr/...

World Cup Soccer

When the United States hosted the World Cup in 1994, RFK Stadium hosted 4 divisional games and 1 Round of 16 game on July 2,...

The Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution is made up of 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoo – it is the world’s largest museum....