The Library of Congress


The Library of Congress in Washington, DC, is a cathedral of books. Founded in 1800, it is the world’s largest library. The Thomas Jefferson Building opened in 1897, and Thomas Jefferson’s personal library is on exhibit ….

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The Awakening Sculpture

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The Awakening sculpture by Seward Johnson rises out of the ….

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The National Children's Museum

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The National Children’s Museum, for children ages 8 and under, includes exhibits on health, global citizenship, the environment, civic engagement and the ….

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The United States Botanic Garden

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The United States Botanic Garden was the vision of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. It was established on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in 1820 and opened to the public in ….

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