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Homes, Historical Sites, and Monuments of and to Famous Historical Figures


by John T. Marck

Take a look at the Many Wonderful Homes, Historical Sites, and Monuments of and to Famous Historical Figures.



 
 
 

 
 
 

Homes, Historical Sites, and Monuments of and to Famous People

Hampton National Historic Site

Learn about the beautiful Mansion house owned by the Ridgely family of Baltimore County, Maryland

Arlington Memorial & Arlington House

Learn all about the former home owned by the Washington family and the residence of Robert E. Lee!

Arlington Memorial Bridge

Considered by many as the most beautiful bridge in Washington, D.C., that symbolically links the North and the South!

DAR Constitution Hall and Headquarters

Learn about this interesting structure as well as the Headquarters of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Here you can learn all about the home that Douglass purchased during a time when black's were forbidden to own homes!!

The Jefferson Memorial

Learn the history of one of America's most beautiful memorials situated in Washington's Tidal Basin among the famous cherry trees!

The Lincoln Memorial

Probably the greatest memorial in America!

The National Archives

Learn all about the home to America's rare and most beloved documents and more, built over a creek!

The US Department of the Treasury

Here you can learn about the first governmental building that took 33 years to complete!

The Washington Monument

The greatest tribute to out country's first President, it sat idle for 27 years before it was completed!

The White House

The symbol of the American presidency and the nation’s power; the home to our country’s Presidents, First-Ladies and their families.

FDR Memorial

Located near the Tidal Basin, this memorial honors our 32nd President.

Mount Rushmore

Here you can see and learn all about the famous monument dedicated to President's George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.

Ladew Topiary Gardens

Have you ever heard of Harvey Ladew? Take a look at his colorful life, his mansion, and his famous Topiary Gardens.

Tudor Hall

Visit the home of John Wilkes Booth, as well as that of his parents and family.

Concord Point Lighthouse

Learn and see all about this famous lighthouse and its light keeper, John O'Neill, who saved the city of Havre de Grace, Maryland during the War of 1812 from the British.

Maryland's State House

Learn all about Maryland's State House, which is the oldest State House in the United States in continuous legislative use, and it's connection to George Washington, the Articles of Confederation, and the Treaty of Paris.

The Fishermen's Memorial

Learn all about the fabulous statue in Massachusetts dedicated to the fishermen who gave their lives on the sea.

Monticello

Learn all about the most beautiful house in the United States and the home of Thomas Jefferson.

 

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