The White House in Washington DC is the home and workplace of the President of the United States of America. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC. The White House Complex includes the Residence (where the President and his
The United States Capitol Building is where the United States Congress meets. The Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Capitol Building looks a lot like the White House because it was designed at the same time.
The National Mall is a really cool National Park in downtown Washington DC. The park runs for 1.9 miles, from the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial. There are about 24 million visitors to the National Mall each year. This
The National Zoo in Washington DC is a part of the Smithsonian Institute. This zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the United States and is one of only four zoos in the US that have pandas. This download contains a chapter from Hey Kids! Let's Visit
The Washington DC National Cathedral is a part of the Episcopal Church. The United States Congress has named the Cathedral the “National House of Prayer”. This download contains a chapter from Hey Kids! Let's Visit Washington DC on the National
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The Arlington National Cementery in Washington DC is the home of the Tomb of the Unknowns. This is a memorial to all American soldiers who died in war, but were unidentified. Written on the side of the Tomb is: “Here rests in honored glory an
The Washington Monument in Washington DC is an obelisk, which is a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument that ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top. In fact it is the world's largest obelisk!This download contains a chapter from Hey Kids!
Ford’s Theater is a historic, operating theater in Washington DC. There have been plays in the theater since the 1860’s. It is also the site of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. After being shot, President Lincoln was
The Lincoln Memorial is a memorial to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States of America. It is located on the western end of the National Mall, across the reflecting pool from the Washington Monument.This download contains a
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington DC is where the currency of the United States is printed…. Literally! This download contains a chapter from Hey Kids! Let's Visit Washington DC on the bureau that provides some information and
The Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, the main drafter and writer of the "Declaration of Independence".The monument is in West Potomac Park, across the Tidal Basin from the Lincoln Memorial. Around the memorial
William F. Lamb designed the Empire State Building in New York City. He produced the design drawings in just two weeks because the firm he worked for (Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon) had already designed the Reynolds Building in Winston-Salem, North
The Statue of Liberty is one of the most enduring and most important symbols of the United States and New York City in particular. Even though the statue is in America, Americans did not build this towering beauty. Do you know who built the statue?
Do you realize why West 49th Street and 5th Avenue is one of the most popular addresses in New York? That’s because the popular Rockefeller Center can be found there. Named after John D. Rockefeller, Jr., this tourist attraction was named a National