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District Of Columbia National Historic Sites

Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site

10/31/2012 From there across town to the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site and NHL. The site preserves the home of the founder of Black History Month, African American historian, author, and journalist. This site is closed awaiting a restoration plan so all we could do was photo it.

The park sign
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The Woodson home
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Me out front
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Fords Theatre National Historic Site

5/24/1992 Walked to Ford's Theater, saw presentation by National Park Service on events leading to assassination, exhibit on same, went to house across street where Lincoln died.

A view of the President's box
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8/13/1996 ... to Ford’s Theater to pick up a park brochure ...

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

7/26/1997 From here into D.C. and over to the Frederick Douglass NHS. Took a tour of his large Victorian home on a hill, followed by an interesting film on his life in the visitor center. Quite a man, rising from slavery to advising five Presidents.

The front of the home
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One interior shot ...
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... and another
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Mary McLeod Bethune National Historic Site

2/14/1998 Continued on to the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS. Got a personal tour of the nicely restored building headquarters of the National Council of Colored Women.

Maureen out front
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Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site

Multiple visits on trips to Washington D.C.