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DC Historic Sites, a free iPhone and Android app created by the DC Preservation League, serves up the DC Inventory of Historic Sites with photos, blurbs and maps

18th-century Virginians glugged G.W.’s whiskey — and you can, too!

The underrated Founding Father hired a gem in architect/indentured servant William Buckland, who gave Mason the most eclectic home in the Colonies.

If you’re heading from D.C. to the mountains along the Shenandoah Valley, chances are you’ll be on or near Interstate 81, home of some classic roadside attractions.

The huge waterside complex has a lighthouse, Frederick Douglass' sister's home, and working shipwrights, too.

The museum seeks to personalize Monroe through scholarship, family heirlooms and examples of the great man’s excellent taste in furniture.

Must-see Federal, fully renovated in 1990s! This circa 1801, three-story + basement, red-brick charmer has seven BRs, 13 fireplaces, HUGE formal dining room, drawing room, study!

It's a 23-acre hybrid of Maryland history attraction and botanical garden.

No example of civic pride is too trivial for this modest museum.

Streetcar service in D.C. ended in 1962. Since then, the National Capital Trolley Museum has kept the flame alive.

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