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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26C3_the-bald-eagle_Washington-DC.html
The Bald Eagle presented by the National Wildlife Federation and American Communications Network in commemoration of the Bicentennial of our Nation's Symbol 1782 - 1982 [Artist's statement on the front of the statue:] "The Bex …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25UN_discover-dc-metro-center_Washington-DC.html
Welcome to downtown Washington, DC — an area rich in history, culture, and places to see. You will enjoy visiting the following sites in the vicinity of this sign. [Clockwise from top left:] Old Post Office Pavilion The Old Post Of…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24ZZ_roy-lichtenstein_Washington-DC.html
Smithsonian American Art Museum Roy Lichtenstein born New York City 1923-died New York City 1997 Modern Head conceived 1974 fabricated 1989-1990 by Lippincott Inc., edition I/I painted stainless steel Gift of JEffrey H. Loria in l…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24ZY_flag-of-the-world_Washington-DC.html
Flags of the World Lithuania Capital Vilnius Population 2.88 Million Primary Export Refined fuel Flag Fact Lithuania's flag features three equal horizontal bands of yellow (top), green, and red. The color yellow symbolizes golden fiel…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24Z7_vaquero_Washington-DC.html
Vaquero modeled 1980/cast 1990 acrylic urethane, fiberglass, and steel armature Luis Jiménez born El Paso, Texas 1940- died Hondo, New Mexico 2006 Gift of Judith and Wilbur L. Ross Jr., Anne and Ronald Abramson, and Thelma and Me…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24Z6_man-with-briefcase_Washington-DC.html
Man with Briefcase 1987-88 Cor-Ten steel Jonathan Borofsky born Boston, MA 1942 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Thelma and Melvin Lenkin and Julie Walters and Sam Rose in honor of Elizabeth Broun, Director from 1989 to 2016, 2016…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24Z5_discover-dc-gallery-place_Washington-DC.html
Front: Discover DC Welcome to downtown Washington, DC — an area rich in history, culture, and places to see. You will enjoy visiting the following sites located in the vicinity of this sign. Sites described clockwise from top l…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23A3_where-do-pollinators-live_Washington-DC.html
Pollinator habitat depends on the pollinator and their life cycle stage. For example bees can use leaves, mud, sand plant resins and even abandoned snail shells for their nests, while many butterfly larvae live and feed only on one specific plant.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23A2_pollinator-profile-b-hummingbirds-b_Washington-DC.html
The long, thin bill and tongue of a hummingbird allows it to reach the nectar hidden deeply in tubular flowers. The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is the only species breeding on the East Coast each summer, after traveling up from Mexico and Central Am…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22AO_discover-dc_Washington-DC.html
Front Chinatown Arch Chinatown, centered on Seventh and H Streets NW, has the largest single-span Chinese arch in the world. It marks the entrance to Washington's Chinatown and nearby are clustered an array of colorful restaurants. "Lone Sa…
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