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NPS Passport Cancellation Guide:Sites:Washington, DC

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African American Civil War Memorial
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis:The African-American Civil War Memorial commemorates the military service of hundreds of thousands of Civil War era African-American soldiers and sailors.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the site located on the corners of Vermont and U Streets NW. ON STREET PARKING IS VERY LIMITED. Stamp is also available at Fords Theater.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Anacostia Park
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Important 1,200 acre park south of the capital.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the National Capital Parks-East headquarters located in the park. See Separate listing for directions.
Park stamp for Anacostia Park
Capital Hill Parks
Park brochure for Capital Hill Parks Synopsis: Consortium of numerous parks around the capital building.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the National Capital Parks-East headquarters located in the park. See Separate listing for directions. Stamp is also available from the Survey Lodge on the Mall.
Park stamp for Capital Hill Parks
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP
Park brochure for Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves historic canal built to allow shipping between Washington and Pittsburgh.
Stamp Location: Georgetown visitor center is located at 1057 Thomas Jefferson St. NW. See also Maryland and West Virginia for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP
Constitution Gardens
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Gardens for a living legacy to the founding of the nation and form an oasis in the middle of the city.
Stamp Location: Stamp may be obtained at the information kiosk next to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. See separate listing for directions. Stamp is also available from the Survey Lodge on the Mall and at the Lincoln Memorial.
Park stamp for Constitution Gardens
Department of the Interior-NPS Publications Office
Park brochure for the National Park System
Park Map
Synopsis: Not a regular NPS site, but rather the publications office. Every publication published by the park service is available here, including every park brochure mounted on two walls. A must stop for the serious park service visitor. Bags available upon request if you want to take one of each (its allowed) or just what you need or want.
Stamp Location: The stamp is located in the Department of the Interior Building located at 1849 C Street NW. While passing through security, tell the guard you are visiting Frances Cherry, Public Inquiries Tech, NPS Office of Communications, Room 7012.
Park stamp for the Department of the Interior
Ford's Theatre NHS
Park brochure for Ford's Theatre NHS
Park Map
Synopsis: Site preserves theatre and home where Lincoln was shot and died.
Stamp Location: In the bookstore located on the lower level of the Theatre located at 10th & E Sts (get off the Metro at the Metro Center stop). Two stamps are offered here, one for the Theatre itself, and one for the site, but you have to ask the rangers for the one for the site.
Park stamp for Ford's Theatre NHS
Fort Circle Parks
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Consortium stamp for forts defending Washington years ago.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the National Capital Parks-East headquarters. See seprate listing for directions.
Park stamp for Fort Circle Parks
Fort DuPont Park
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Urban park in southeast Washington.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available at the activity center inside the park on Minnesota Ave. to Randle Circle, turn right at the circle to the entrance of the park. Its also available at National Capital Parks-East headquarters and the Frederick Douglass NHS (see separate listing for directions).
Park stamp for Fort DuPont Park
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Park brochure for Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Park Map
Synopsis: Memorial to our 32nd and longest term president.
Stamp Location: Located in the information and bookstore building (the first building you encounter upon walking into the memorial) in West Potomac Park between the tidal basin and the Potmac River and at the Survey Lodge on the Mall.
Park stamp for
Frederick Douglass NHS
Park brochure for Frederick Douglass NHS Synopsis: Site preserves home of former slave turned spokesman.
Stamp Location: Visitor center, below the home at 1411 W Street SE. Take I-295 south across the bridge and exit on Martin Luther King Jr Ave, then turn right on W Street for three blocks. It can also be obtained at the National Capital Parks East Headquarters and at the Fort DuPont Activity Center (see separate listings).
Park stamp for Frederick Douglass NHS
George Mason Memorial
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Memorial commemorates the neglected contributions of an important Founding Father, George Mason, author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available from the Survey Lodge on the National Mall.
Park stamp not obtained yet

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Number of stamping locations in state: 27

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