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Smithsonian Butterfly Garden

As we “spring forward” and you visit DC, don’t miss the Smithsonian Butterfly Garden as you walk up 9th St near Constitution Avenue.  It is a little strip of sidewalk that has multiple species of plants designed to support butterfly habitats.

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Necessary Sacrifices at Ford’s Theatre until Feb. 18

Necessary Sacrifices at Ford’s Theater My wife and I cried at the ending of Necessary Sacrifices, a brand new play at Ford’s Theater about conversations between President Abraham Lincoln in the thick of the civil war and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. … Continue reading

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Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, an Oasis of Peace.

St. Francis Monastery, less than mile from the Takoma Park Metro, is a gem, an oasis in the middle of Washington, DC. A beautiful church and gardens where they just had the blessing of the animals on his feast day … Continue reading

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American Red Cross founder Clara Barton’s Missing Soldier’s office on 7th Street discovered by accident by GSA worker.

American Red Cross founder Clara Barton’s Missing Soldier’s office on 7th Street discovered by accident by GSA worker. Over a decade ago, a GSA worker, Richard Lyons, accidentally discovered lists of missing soldiers from the civil war and found it … Continue reading

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