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Your City Guide to Washington, D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

President Abraham Lincoln visiting soldiers encamped at the Civil War battlefield of Antietam in Maryland. (credit: Rischgitz/Getty Images)

Historians Confirm Abraham Lincoln’s Handwriting Found Inside Book That Justifies Racism

For years, librarians at a small central Illinois library gossiped that a tattered book lying on one of its shelves justifying racism may have been in the hands of none other than Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator.

08/06/2014

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Library of Congress Displays Gettysburg Address

One of five known manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address is going on display at the Library of Congress.

03/22/2013

File photo of an area where the American Civil War was fought. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Library of Congress to Display Gettysburg Address

The Library of Congress plans to display a copy of the Gettysburg Address over a six-week period starting later this month.

03/09/2013

File photo of a statue of Mary Todd Lincoln and President Abraham Lincoln. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mary Todd Lincoln Letter Selling For $15,000

A dealer of rare historic documents is selling a letter that provides a glimpse of the everyday life of President Abraham Lincoln’s family at the White House.

02/22/2013

President Barack Obama was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts, while using a bible that was once used by Martin Luther King Jr. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama: Privilege To Use King’s Bible In Inaugural

President Barack Obama says it was a privilege to take the oath of office using a Bible that had been owned by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/21/2013

Maryland A House Divided

Preview Of Maryland: A House Divided

View the Maryland: A House Divided exhibit; a collection showcasing the situation Maryland was in at the beginning of the war.

12/03/2012

File photo of Steven Spielberg at a gala screening of "Lincoln" (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Lincoln’ Director Spielberg Speaks In Gettysburg

With his new film about the 16th president in theaters, two-time Academy Award winning director Steven Spielberg was to make the keynote address during ceremonies that celebrate the 149th anniversary of “The Gettysburg Address.”

11/19/2012

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Spielberg’s Movie About Abraham Lincoln Pumped $64M Into Va. Economy

The Virginia Film Office says the makers of Steven Spielberg’s movie about Abraham Lincoln spent more than $32 million in the state.

06/01/2012

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Roads Closures For Emancipation Day Parade In D.C.

Several roads in northwest Washington will be closing for a parade and fireworks display in celebration of Emancipation Day. Roads to re-open near the start of rush hour.

04/16/2012

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