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  • Collection: Historical Sites

Nike Missile Site

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near the former Lorton Prison

Historic Marker at Walney Visitor Center, Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Historic Marker placed by the Lane's Mill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 2007 at Walney Visitor Center in Ellanor C. Lawrence Park near Cabell's Mill.

Captain John Smith!

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This monument is at the historical Jamestown where Captain John Smith and many English settlers established the first colony.


This is the back of Thomas Jefferson's house. Monticello.

General Winfield Scott Hancock Memorial in Washington, D.C.

"Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a career U.S. Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. He served with distinction in the Army for four decades, including service in the…

Firemen's Insurance Co. building

The Fireman's Insurance Company began its operations in 1838 in downtown Washington.

The First Public Telegraph office, Washington, DC

Samuel F.B. Morse Artist and inventor opened and operated on this site under the direction of the Post Office Department. The First Public Telegraph Office.

The Daguerre Monument, Washington, DC

The French artist Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre (1787-1851) became interested in the 1820s in trying to capture images photographically. In August 1839 his “Daguerreotype” technique–fixing an image on a light-sensitive, polished silver plate–was…

Manassas Battlefield

Manassas Battlefield Stonehouse

Arlington Cemetary

Arlington Cemetary