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Lincoln’s Cottage

Lincoln’s Cottage

In the spirit of continuing to discover Washington, we visited Lincoln’s Cottage which is located on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in the Upper North-west quadrant of the city. Lincoln was not the only president to stay here in the summer months, but...
Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens

Last weekend, we set out for Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, https://www.nps.gov/keaq/index.htm which is located in the district close to the border with Maryland. I doubt we’d have heard of it if we hadn’t received a little book called Secret Washington DC, as a...
National Arboretum, DC

National Arboretum, DC

Twenty four sandstone columns with graceful Corinthian capitals once graced the East Portico of the Capitol in Washington DC. They were replaced by marble columns in 1958 after the Capitol underwent an expansion because they were not strong enough to support the added...
Kreeger Museum, DC

Kreeger Museum, DC

This is one of those times when I am not sure how much I want to divulge because the Kreeger Museum in DC is one of those hidden gems that all great cities have, places that attract locals instead of tourists.  The masterful collection at Kreeger consists of...