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Adams Morgan

he neighborhood of Adams Morgan is the center of some of Washington's liveliest nightlife.

National Archives

The National Archives is the equivalent of the country's filing cabinet.

A. Philip Randolph

In 1963, A. Philip Randolph came to Washington to organize the largest Civil Rights demonstration of its time, The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, "When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."

Specialty Tours

Washington DC, the command center for the Union war efforts, is rich in Civil War stories. Take the Civil War tour to learn more.

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