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North Bethesda, Maryland

Josiah Henson Museum & Park

The location where the famed author and abolitionist began his journey to freedom.
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Fréjus Place

This plaque celebrates the sister city relationship between Fredricksburg and Fréjus.
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Slaughter Pen Farm

The site of one of the deadliest skirmishes during the Battle of Fredricksburg.
Lewes, Delaware

Lewes Town Clock

Designed to commemorate the founding of the first settlement in Delaware.
Washington, D.C.

Waldseemüller’s 1507 World Map

This groundbreaking 16th-century map is known as "America's birth certificate."
Strong City, Kansas

Tallgrass Prairie Bison

A Kansas nature preserve protecting the plants and animals that once stretched across central North America.
Lonaconing, Maryland

Lonaconing Furnace

The first blast furnace in the United States that used coal and coke fuel instead of charcoal to make pig iron.
Tallinn, Estonia

Hellemann Tower and City Walls

Walk along the medieval fortifications that have been protecting Tallinn since the 14th century.
Belgrade, Serbia

Zemun Fortress

Different sections of the Zemun Fortress were built in the 14th and 15th century as a response to the advance of the Ottoman Empire.
Arlington, Virginia

Netherlands Carillon

An oft-overlooked, magically musical monolith that stands majestically between Arlington Cemetery and the Iwo Jima Memorial.
Framingham, Massachusetts

Stone's Bridge

A historic bridge no one is allowed to cross.
Washington, D.C.

Hidden Figures Way

A street in front of NASA's D.C. headquarters has been named in honor of the Black women who were essential to early spaceflight.
Washington, D.C.

Equitable Cooperative Building Association

Over the last century, this elegant columned facade has been home to the headquarters of a bank, several nightclubs, and a restaurant.
Accokeek, Maryland

Marshall Hall

The ruins of an 18th-century mansion that was once named "Mistake" by the man who had it built.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Lizzie Bourne Memorial

Near the summit of Mount Washington, a stone monument remembers a life lost to one of the mountain's infamous storms.
Mumbai, India

'Urbs Prima In Indis'

Mumbai's angel.
Arlington, Virginia

Dawson-Bailey Spring Site

This site is believed to be connected to the oldest house in Arlington County.
Fairfax, Virginia

Thompson Family Cemetery

A graveyard that dates back over 200 years stands near a busy shopping center.
Vienna, Virginia

Lahey Lost Valley House

A small brick parlor house and artist's studio located in the wilderness is surrounded by imposing suburban palaces.
Vienna, Virginia

Foxstone Park Bridge

A double agent hid information for the Soviet Union beneath this bridge for more than 20 years.
Vienna, Virginia

Salsbury Spring

The last vestige of a once substantial orchard and farm in the suburbs of Northern Virginia.
Vienna, Austria

Memorial Against War and Fascism

Designed as a reminder of one of the darkest moments in Austrian history.
Washington, D.C.

Conduit Road Schoolhouse

The Conduit Road Schoolhouse is one of the last one-room schoolhouses remaining in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.

Chain Bridge Road School

A rare example of a rural school in Washington D.C.