Ford’s Theatre
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Ford’s Theatre

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

Creation of Ford's Theatre, 1861-1865 [caption id="attachment_30592" align="alignright" width="300"] Sketched Map of Washington (circa 1861)by Theo R. DavisFord's Theatre[/caption] What became Ford’s Theatre…

Dumbarton House
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Dumbarton House

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

[caption id="attachment_30648" align="alignleft" width="250"] Dumbarton House Photograph courtesy of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America[/caption] Dumbarton House is a significant…

Anacostia Community Museum
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Anacostia Community Museum

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

[caption id="attachment_30652" align="alignleft" width="300"] Anacostia Historical Society Members, by Unknown, c. 1967, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 94-2464.[/caption] The Anacostia Community Museum grew…

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

[caption id="attachment_30659" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, by Unknown, 1978, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 78-6607.[/caption] The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture…

Freer Gallery of Art
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Freer Gallery of Art

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

[caption id="attachment_30665" align="alignleft" width="236"] Charles Lang Freer, by Unknown (Edward Steichen?), 1916, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 26873-A or MAH-26873A.[/caption] The Freer Gallery…

The Renwick Gallery
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The Renwick Gallery

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

The Renwick Gallery is home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum's program of contemporary craft and decorative arts. The Renwick building, a National…

The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum
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The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

[caption id="attachment_30696" align="alignleft" width="300"] Built in 1918, the Aircraft Building housed most of the Museum's aviation collection for decades.[/caption] The Early Years The…

The National Gallery of Art
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The National Gallery of Art

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

A Brief History The National Gallery of Art was conceived and given to the people of the United States by Andrew W. Mellon…

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
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The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

[caption id="attachment_31069" align="alignleft" width="299"] A life-size sculpture of President Roosevelt Photographed by Carol A. Highsmith for the National Park Service[/caption] The national memorial…

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
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The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Eric Phrimpong - Aug 05, 2017

Building the Memorial [caption id="attachment_31076" align="alignnone" width="740"] Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial[/caption] Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial…