1411 W Street Southeast
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Washington, DC 20020
The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site is the last home of Mr. Douglass, who is remembered as a nineteenth-century orator, abolitionist, and fighter for equality. He is also known for his contributions to the Civil War, serving as advisor under President Abraham Lincoln, who gave him the task of recruiting African American regiments to fight for the Union.
African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
Washington, DC | This national monument is the "first" national memorial to the 209,145 African-American soldiers and their 7, 000 white officers who...
Civil War to Civil Rights: Downtown Heritage Trail
Washington, DC | The Center Loop, the heart of the downtown heritage trail along Seventh, F, and 10th streets, focuses on Washington at the time of...
President Lincoln's Cottage
Washington, DC | During the Civil War, Lincoln and his family resided here from June - November of 1862, 1863 and 1864, and the president would...
Washington, DC | This classical structure contains Daniel Chester French's monumental sculpture of the sixteenth president of the United States.
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
Washington, DC | The museum is on the Washington Navy Yard where Rear Adm. John Dahlgren oversaw production of Civil War guns and frequently met with...
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
Washington, DC | The memorial sits at the base of the West Front of the Capitol Building, opposite from the Lincoln Memorial, so that the general who...