Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. The federal holiday bill was signed into law in 1983 and first celebrated in 1986....

Joseph Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden was established by an Act of Congress in 1966, and opened, on the National Mall, in 1974. The name...

General Lafayette Statue

Lafayette Park Square was first referred to as Lafayette Square beginning in the 1820s. By the time Clark Mill's Andrew Jackson statue was placed in...

Anacostia Park Bike Path

The Anacostia Park is a waterfront park with walking/biking trails, picnic and sports areas, a roller rink, and the Aquatic Resources Education center. Several bridges...

Benjamin Banneker Park

Benjamin Banneker Park is located at the southern end of L'Enfant Boulevard and is named for Banneker who was an African-American scientist and surveyor who...

The Willard Hotel

With a history going back to 1816, The Willard Intercontinental Hotel, at the corner of 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, is one of the Nation's...

Black History Month, DC Memorials

A celebration of Black History Month in DC with by learning about a few statues and memorials dedicated to famous African-Americans....