After John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater, he fled to Maryland. Suffering from a broken leg, ... More
Dr. Samuel Mudd House
After John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater, he fled to Maryland. Suffering from a broken leg, Booth stopped at this doctor's home in Charles County. Dr. Mudd, unaware of whom his patient was and that Lincoln had been shot, proceeded to set the broken leg. Booth then proceeded to Garrett's Farm where he was caught. Dr. Mudd was arrested, but was later pardoned by President Johnson in 1869. He returned to his practice here at this farm.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this modest home was built for the Pope family of Falls Church in 1942. Rescued
from destruction by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, it was moved to its present location on the grounds ...
Built in 1753 by Scottish merchant John Carlyle for his wife, Carlyle House is one of the grandest in Alexandria
. It found its place in history in 1755 when General Braddock set up his headquarters in the mansion ...
Visitors are welcome in the polished halls of these vast office buildings, but it may be easier to see your
representatives on the House or Senate floor in the U.S. Capitol . The House buildings face Independence Avenue, while ...