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National Presbyterian Church

Looking toward the pulpit, lectern and Communion Table at the front of the sanctuary. The area is flanked by walls of stain glass windows.

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Aug 03, 2005

National City Christian Church

The view toward the back of the santuary reflects the overall image of the exterior, elegant but not ornate, simple but not simplistic

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A Place for All People to Worship!

"intended for national purposes, such as public prayer, thanksgiving, funeral orations, etc.,and assigned to the special use of no particular Sect of denomination, but equally open to all."

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Sep 16, 2003

Inside Washington's National Cathedral

The cathedral will probably never be fully finished as the stone mason and carving crafts necessary to create such a building are dying out.

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The National Gothic Cathedral

In 1893 congress granded a charter creating
the protestant Episcopal Cathedral foundation and in 1907 the first stone was laid.
The official name : Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.

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Jun 22, 2003

Washington's National Cathedral

The National Cathedral is Protestant Episcopalian by denomination -- but serves as a "national house of prayer" at times of national ceremony and need.

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Georgetown

We finished our day in Georgetown by visiting two very different historic cemeteries located quite close to one another. The first, Oak Hill Cemetery, was founded in 1848 on a 15-acre plot of land...
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Watergate Complex

The Watergate Complex will forever be linked with the scandal that led to Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. The complex itself is made up of five buildings, i.e. one office building, three...
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University

Georgetown University was founded in 1789 and is America's oldest Roman Catholic University. It is said that during the Civil War, Georgetown students and instructors joined the Union Army while...
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Dumbarton Oaks

This fabulous estate dates back to the 19th century and it belonged to Robert and Mildred Bliss. Robert Bliss was an American diplomat who had graduated from Harvard University and, while they were...
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Kennedy Performing Arts Center

Be sure to go on the Kennedy Center webpage and be on the lookout for free things to do here. Just today the 20th of March I attended a free Concert by Punjabi MC an Indian DJ who combine hip hop with...
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Islamic Mosque & Cultural Center

This great Mosque was founded in 1947 during President Truman's term in office, and it is the very first Mosque to be built in the nation's capital. It came about after the sudden death of a Tursking...
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