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Bethune Council House NHS
1318 Vermont Avenue NW
Just off Logan Circle, parking is non-existant. 202-332-1233 Call in advance, the hours are apparently erratic.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP
Washington DC
Georgetown: 1057 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Call for operating hours. (202) 653-5190
See also C&O Canal, Maryland
The VC is under renovation, you will need to find a ranger to take you to the stamps.
Constitution Gardens
The Mall, Washington DC
The National Mall, Constitution Ave. & 17th Street, NW
(202) 426-6841
 
Ford's Theatre NHS
511 10th Street NW
Ford's Theatre is located at 511 10th Street NW, Washington, DC. Between E and F Streets. Daily: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(202)426-6924
 
Fort DuPont NP
SE Washington DC
(Anacostia)
Straight out Pennsylvania Ave from Capitol Hill, Left on Ft. Davis Drive, Left Again onto Fort DuPont Drive.
WARNING: crime is high in this area.
MANY thanks to Karl Rosenbaum for discovering this stamp.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Haines Point
The FDR Memorial will be situated between the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials, near the famous Cherry Tree Walk on the Tidal Basin.  
Frederick Douglass NHS
1411 W Street. SE
202-426-5961  
Jefferson Memorial
The National Mall
Located at the south end of the Tidal Pool, at the entrance to Haines Point. Open 8:00 AM until 11:45 PM.
(202) 426-6841
 
Korean War Veterans Memorial
The National Mall
Located at the west end of the National Mall, directly south of the Lincoln Memorial. Open 8:00 AM until 11:45 PM.
(202) 426-6841
Must ask Ranger to open Kiosk to get stamp.
Lincoln Memorial
The National Mall
The National Mall
8:00 AM until 11:45 PM
(202) 426-6841
 
The National Mall
The National Mall
Stamp is in the HQ a few hundred yards southwest of the Washington Monument
(202) 426-6841
 
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
NE Washington DC
Located just off of I-295 (Anacostia Thruway,) it is the first exit south of the terminus of the Baltimore Washington Parkway. Follow the signs (none heading north, exit "Kenilworth".) Take a minute to wander this fragrant park, and get a ranger to show you the greenhouses!
National Capitol Parks - Central
The National Mall
Stamp is in the HQ a few hundred yards southwest of the Washington Monument
(202) 426-6841
 
National Capitol Region
The National Mall
Stamp is in the HQ a few hundred yards southwest of the Washington Monument
(202) 426-6841
   
Old Post Office Tower
12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W
12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., basement. Summer: 8:00 a.m.-10:45 p.m.
(202)606-8691
A great view of DC without the Washington Monument wait.
Old Stone House
Georgetown, NW DC
Old Stone House is accessible from M street in Georgetown, between 30th and 31st streets. Open Wednesday through Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
202-426-6851
Parking here is TOUGH...bribe the guys at the immediatly adjacent parking lot a buck or two for 10 minutes...park on the street at extreme risk.
Pennsylvania Avenue NHP
Old Post Office
10th & Pennsylvania, NW
Stamp is hidden in the basement entrance to the Old Post Office Tower.  
Pierce Mill
Rock Creek Park

On Rock Creek Parkway, NW
Pierce Mill is easily accessible from Beach Drive, west on Tilden Street, cross the bridge and turn right into the parking lot. From Connecticut Avenue, east on Tilden Street to bottom of hill, turn left into parking lot. Open Wednesday through Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
202-426-6908
 
Potomac Heritage NST
Georgetown, DC
Stamp is located in the Georgetown C&O Canal visitors center, 1057 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Washington, DC 20007 (202)653-5190
See also Potomac Heritage, Maryland
 
President's Park
The White House
Located on Pennsylvania Ave & 15th Street, first floor (Commerce Dept.)  
Rock Creek Park
Nature Center
3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
Easily accessible from Military Road, south on Glover Road and follow the signs to the Nature Center, about 1/4 mile. Wed. - Sun. 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
202-426-6829
 
Sewall-Belmont NHS 2nd & Constitution NE    
Theodore Roosevelt Island
George Washington Parkway, Rosslyn, VA
Located in Virginia directly below Rosslyn, open dawn to dusk. There are no park facilities on the island.  Stamp is at the GW Parkway HQ.
703-285-2598
Vietnam Veterans' Memorial
The National Mall
Located at the west end of the National Mall, directly north of the Lincoln Memorial. Open 8:00 AM until 11:45 PM.
(202) 426-6841
 
Washington Monument
The National Mall
April to Sept. from 8 a.m. until 11:45 p.m., and from 9 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. the rest of the year.
202-426-6839
Ask a Ranger for the Stamp, one of which is kept at the base of the Monument.
US Navy Memorial Apparently there is a VC directly under the memorial.    

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