National Archives Museum

Since July 16, 1790, Washington, DC has been our nation’s capital. President George Washington commissioned French engineer Pierre-Charles L’Enfant to create a plan for the city which included wide avenues and open spaces so that […]


Just south of Washington, across the Potomac River, lies Alexandria. Like many cities in the DC, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) area, Alexandria is a blend of modern and historic with beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture […]