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Preliminary List of Submissions for Old Georgetown Board Meeting of September 5, 2019

Greetings: The preliminary list of submissions in the Georgetown Historic District received that may be considered at the next meeting of the Old Georgetown Board, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on September 5, 2019 may be found at the following web page: http://planning.dc.gov/node/1127097.

Online exhibit: The Tourist’s Capitol

https://history.house.gov/Exhibitions-and-Publications/Souvenirs/Souvenir-intro/

One of the first tourist destinations in the country, the U.S. Capitol is an icon of American democracy. Visiting the Capitol has long been a part of the American experience, and returning home with some remembrance of the trip is part of that venerable tradition.

 

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