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Michie Tavern The tavern is over 200 years old. They serve food that the colonials ate. It was moved from another place to its current place. It is near Monticello

Michie Tavern The tavern is over 200 years old. They serve food that the colonials ate. It was moved from another place to its current place. It is near Monticello

The George Washington Monumnet. It is an obelisk. It is 555 ft and made from marble.

Marine Corps Memorial Shows scene from the Iwo Jima WWII battle The Marines raised the flag on Mt Suribachi

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Arlington National CemeteryThe first unknown soldier buried here was from WWI. This tomb honors those who died for the country but are not known by name. The tomb is made from white marble.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Arlington National CemeteryThe first unknown soldier buried here was from WWI. This tomb honors those who died for the country but are not known by name. The tomb is made from white marble.

Arlington National Cemetery The cemetery contains graves of all US soldiers from the Civil War onward. My dad's student's husband who died in Afghanistan is buried here.

Arlington National Cemetery The cemetery contains graves of all US soldiers from the Civil War onward. My dad's student's husband who died in Afghanistan is buried here.

FDR Memorial Roosevelt was president during WWII. His statue shows him sitting in a wheelchair. This was added later. The other statues in the memorial do not show his wheelchair because he always covered it with a blanket. But people wanted his disability to be recognized. So this statue was added later at the entrance to the memorial.

FDR Memorial Roosevelt was president during WWII. His statue shows him sitting in a wheelchair. This was added later. The other statues in the memorial do not show his wheelchair because he always covered it with a blanket. But people wanted his disability to be recognized. So this statue was added later at the entrance to the memorial.

Washington's tomb in Mt. Vernon. His wife Martha also has her tomb beside him. This was a new tomb constructed because the family vault was rotting away

Washington's tomb in Mt. His wife Martha also has her tomb beside him. This was a new tomb constructed because the family vault was rotting away

The Capitol Building. The Congress and the Senate sit here. This is the legislative branch of the government.

The Capitol Building. The Congress and the Senate sit here. This is the legislative branch of the government.

Ford Theater Lincoln's hat

This is the hat worn by Lincoln when he was shot on April 1865

The Hope Diamond in the Smithsonian It is a rare and famous blue diamond from India. It is supposed to be cursed.

The Hope Diamond in the Smithsonian It is a rare and famous blue diamond from India. It is supposed to be cursed.