Freedom Plaza

Originally known as Western Plaza, the landmark was renamed in honour of Martin Luther King Jr for its proximity to the Willard Hotel, where he wrote his "I Have A Dream" speech.

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Star-Spangled Banner, 1814
Let yourself be astounded by the 200 year old flag from the Battle of Baltimore, where Francis Scott Key penned "O say does that Star-Spangled Banner yet wave."
Dorothy's Original Ruby Red Slippers, 1939
Dorothy's "There's no place like home" slippers always crack the top ten list of iconic items on display at the National Museum of American History
Old Ebbitt Grill
This DC establishment was the favorite after-hours drinking spot of Presidents Andrew Johnson, Warren Harding, and Teddy Roosevelt. The saloon was also home to Presidents McKinley, Cleveland, and Grant.
Antibody Science
From eradicating smallpox and battling tetanus, the National Museum of American History documents the American role in antibody based therapies and diagnostics.
Women's Suffrage
Beyond gaining the right to vote, explore the advancements women have made in math, science, and art.
The National Christmas Tree
Every year since 1923, a Christmas tree has stood in front of the White House, adorned in decorations from all 56 states and territories.

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