Southwest DC

Home of Georgetown, The Presidential Memorials, The Tidal Basin, The C&O Canal,

The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian, The White House

The Final Word


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Last Updated: 1-4-10


Monuments & Memorials:


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Jefferson Memorial & Tidal Basin


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Lincoln Memorial 

& Reflecting Pool


Memorial Bridge (from DC/Tidal Basin; feeds into Arlington Cemetery on the other side)




Korean War Memorial


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Korean Memorial #2


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Korean Memorial #3



Along the banks of the Tidal Basin, around the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, across the Potomac from the George Washington Parkway and Roosevelt Island, near the Kennedy Center, all down the river banks clear to Potomac Park and into Southeast, is one of the fleeting but more magnificent attractions of this part of DC -- 

The Cherry Blossoms (link)


The Francis Scott Key Bridge between Rosslyn & Georgetown


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Georgetown Waterfront (Canal Street)


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Smithsonian Museums








Landmarks - Georgetown University, Wisconsin & M Sts., & "The Stairs" from "The Exorcist" movies.



From "": Georgetown, founded in 1751, actually predates Washington and the District of Columbia. It wasn't incorporated into the city of Washington until 1871; until then, it was known as "Georgetown, D.C."


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Georgetown overview. The upper right-hand corner is where "The Steps" are. Below mid-left is the C&O Canal.


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The Steps looking down


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The Steps looking up (older pic)


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The Stairs: 97 stone steps at Prospect and 36th Streets NW that lead down to M St.

(photo (C) Washington Post)



A typical Georgetown Row House


M Street NW, Georgetown



Wisconsin Avenue NW, Georgetown







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An Occult Bookstore, Curio Shoppe and Coffee House

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Morton's of Chicago, The Steakhouse II

3251 Prospect St, NW


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Constitution Avenue



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Corcoran Gallery

500 17th St. NW



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Renwick Gallery Musuem

(Pennsylvania Ave)


The C&O (Chesapeake & Ohio) Canal

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The Kennedy Center