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National Zoo

The National Zoo exhibits some 5,000 species of animals, from camels to giant cats, elephants to egrets, penguins to pandas.

Supreme Court

The design of the Supreme Court Building by architect Cass Gilbert was considered by some to be too pretentious for a federal building.

Marian Anderson

In 1939, over 75,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to hear the great contralto Marian Anderson sing.

William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison was the first president to die in office.

Wilson House

The Woodrow Wilson House is preserved exactly as it was when Wilson lived there. Tours of the home include special exhibits and videos, which use historical footage.

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