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AR­LING­TON NA­TIONAL CEMETERY

In­terred here, thou­sands of veter­ans and gov­ern­ment per­son­nel. Chang­ing of the guards ev­ery half hour. Kennedy gravesites, Tomb of the Un­knowns, Iwo Jima Me­mo­rial, Women in Mil­i­tary Ser­vice for Amer­ica me­mo­rial, Ar­ling­ton House. Daily 8 am5 pm. Self- guided tours free; bus tour $13.50, se­niors (65+) $10, mil­i­tary/veter­ans with ID/ chil­dren (4-12) $6.75, chil­dren with mil­i­tary $3.75, mil­i­tary in uni­form free. 214 McNair Road, Ar­ling­ton, Va., 877.907.8585 Metro: Ar­ling­ton Cemetery

FRANKLIN D. ROO­SEVELT ME­MO­RIAL

A 7.5-acre land­scaped park of waterfalls and tableaux pay­ing homage to the 32nd pres­i­dent. Bronze sculp­tures (some by Ge­orge Se­gal) and bas-re­liefs de­pict­ing Roo­sevelt, wife Eleanor and dog Fala plus scenes from the De­pres­sion through WWII. West Po­tomac Park along Basin Drive SW, 202.426.6841 Metro: Smith­so­nian (half a mile)

JEF­FER­SON ME­MO­RIAL

At the Tidal Basin, John Rus­sell Pope’s neo­clas­si­cal marble mon­u­ment for the third U. S. pres­i­dent and main au­thor of the Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence. Rangers ev­ery hour daily 9:30 am10 pm. Book­store. Park­ing (south side). South end of 15th St. SW, 202.426.6841

LI­BRARY OF CONGRESS

World’s largest li­brary with more than 130 mil­lion books, manuscripts, ob­jects. Guten­berg Bible, Thomas Jef­fer­son’s found­ing col­lec­tion. “Base­ball Amer­i­cana” ex­plor­ing the coun­try’s fa­vorite pas­time, from its ori­gins to the science of win­ning, on­go­ing. M-Sa 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Tours. Free. Jef­fer­son Build­ing, 10 First St. SE, 202.707.8000; James Madi­son Me­mo­rial Build­ing, 101 In­de­pen­dence Ave. SE,

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