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National Building Museum

Washington DC

401 F Street Northwest, National Law Enforcement Memorial, Washington, DC 20001

Website: www.nbm.org

Built between 1882 and 1887, the National Building Museum is housed in the former U.S. Pensions Bureau, which handled pensions for Civil War Veterans. A 1,200 foot long frieze around the building exterior between the first and second stories depicts scenes of Civil War military units.