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Big Bend (Missouri River)

The Big Bend is a large meander of the Missouri River in South Dakota, now impounded by the Big Bend Dam, 7 miles to its south, as part of Lake Sharpe. Meander is about 22 miles 35 km long and at its narrowest point, his neck is about 3.440 feet ...

                                               

History of Washington, D.C.

The history of Washington, D.C. is tied to its role as the capital of the United States. Originally inhabited by an Algonquian-speaking people known as the Nacotchtank, the site of the District of Columbia along the Potomac River was first select ...

                                               

Columbian Harmony Cemetery

Columbian Harmony Cemetery was an African-American cemetery that formerly existed at 9th Street NE and Rhode Island Avenue NE in Washington, D.C., in the United States. Constructed in 1859, it was the successor to the smaller Harmoneon Cemetery i ...

                                               

Emancipation Commission

The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862 established an Emancipation Commission of three members to review petitions for compensation by slaveowners in the District of Columbia. On April 16, 1862, the same day that President ...

                                               

Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company

The Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company was a Steamboat company which transported of passengers and freight between Washington, DC and Norfolk, Virginia on the Potomac River.

                                               

Potomac Yard

Potomac Yard is a neighborhood in the Northern Virginia that straddles southeastern Arlington County and northeastern Alexandria, Virginia, located principally in the area between U.S. Route 1 and the Washington Metro Blue Line /Yellow Line track ...

                                               

Randolph Square

Randolph Square was the name given in jest to Square No. 15 of the original LEnfant Plan for Washington, DC, after Andrew Ellicott had replaced Pierre Charles LEnfant as architect of the city, and the square was removed from the Citys plan. The R ...

                                               

Suters Tavern

Suters Tavern, also known officially as The Fountain Inn, was a tavern located in Georgetown, which later became part of Washington, D.C., and it served as Georgetowns best-known hostelry until the emergence of several newer taverns in the 1790s. ...

                                               

Three Sisters Bridge

The Three Sisters Bridge was a planned bridge over the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., with piers on the Three Sisters islets. Envisioned in the 1950s and formally proposed in the 1960s, it was cancelled amid protests in the 1970s. The bridge ...

                                               

Washington Brick Company

The Washington Brick Machine Company was a brick manufacturing company which operated in Washington, D.C. starting in 1874. Its bricks were machine made and were used extensively across the city in major buildings still standing including the Eis ...

                                               

74th Troop Command (United States)

The 74th Troop Command is a brigade-level command of the District of Columbia Army National Guard that provides logistical and administrative support for nonorganic deploying MTOE units in the District that are not structured under another format ...

                                               

231st Combat Communications Squadron

The 231st Combat Communications Squadron, District of Columbia Air National Guard, was a tenant unit of the 113th Wing based at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, United States. The squadron used the traditional military communications systems, su ...

                                               

911th Engineer Company

The 911th Technical Rescue Engineer Company, formerly the MDW Engineer Company, is the only technical rescue company in the Department of Defense. It specializes in urban search and rescue. The 911th Technical Rescue Engineering Company is statio ...

                                               

District of Columbia Air National Guard

The District of Columbia Air National Guard is the aerial militia and Air Force reserve organization of the District of Columbia, United States of America. It is, along with the District of Columbia Army National Guard, an element of the District ...

                                               

United States Army Military District of Washington

The United States Army Military District of Washington is one of nineteen major commands of the United States Army. Its headquarters are located at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C. The missions of the units in the Military District of Wa ...

                                               

Naval Sea Systems Command

The Naval Sea Systems Command is the largest of the United States Navys five "systems commands," or materiel organizations. NAVSEA consists of four shipyards, ten "warfare centers", four major shipbuilding locations and the NAVSEA headquarters, l ...

                                               

American Security Project

The American Security Project is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy and research organization based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2007, ASP’s stated goals include fostering knowledge and understanding of a range of national security issues ...

                                               

Emerging Markets Forum

The Emerging Markets Forum is an accredited non-profit, 501 organization dedicated to developing dialogue on economic, financial, and social issues facing emerging market economies. EMF advocates for increased dialogue between government and corp ...

                                               

FAIR Girls

FAIR Girls is an anti-human-trafficking organization, founded in 2003 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. The FAIR acronym stands for Free, Aware, Inspired, Restored. They currently operate in Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia, Russia, Uganda, and the ...

                                               

Greater Washington Board of Trade

The Greater Washington Board of Trade is a network of business and non-profit leaders in Washington, D.C. The Board of Trade invests in the cultural infrastructure of the area and promotes the construction and maintenance of public venues, includ ...

                                               

John Carroll Society

The John Carroll Society was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1951 as a spiritual and beneficent organization for Catholic professional laypersons in the service of the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington. The founders of the society were S ...

                                               

Lung Cancer Alliance

Lung Cancer Alliance is a U.S. national nonprofit organization, headquartered in Washington D.C. Its stated purpose is to promote lung cancer awareness, reduce lung cancer mortality and end the stigma associated with lung cancer.

                                               

Natural Products Foundation

The Natural Products Foundation is a not-for-profit 501 corporation formed to enhance and promote the integrity of natural products through quality, science and education. Its offices are in Washington, D.C.

                                               

Order of Saint John (chartered 1888) in the United States

The Priory in the United States of America is one of the establishments of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem. It is one of eleven international priories and the representative of the Order in the United States of ...

                                               

Venture Philanthropy Partners

Venture Philanthropy Partners is a philanthropic organization based in the DC metro area that was founded in 2000 by Mario Morino, Raul Fernandez, and Mark Warner to invest in high-performing nonprofits in Greater Washington, D.C. Since then, it ...

                                               

Bryan Young (bassoonist)

As a bassoonist, Young is a founding member of the Poulenc Trio, where he has toured internationally and collaborated with violinist Hilary Hahn, clarinetists David Shifrin, Anthony McGill and Alexander Fiterstein, and oboists Liang Wang and Jame ...

                                               

Initiatives and referendums in the District of Columbia

There is a defined process for initiatives and referendums in the District of Columbia. The process is laid out in the D.C. Code. If an initiative receives enough signatures, is put on the ballot, and is approved by voters, it then must go throug ...

                                               

Herdic Phaeton Company

The Herdic Phaeton Company was a late 19th Century horse drawn stagecoach company in Washington, D.C. It started operations in December 1879, taking over for a horse-drawn chariot company that had operated unsuccessfully for three years. The comp ...

                                               

James Creek Marina

James Creek Marina is located at the confluence of the Anacostia River, the Washington Channel, and the Potomac River. The marina is located directly east of Fort McNair in Washington, D.C. It is situated between the National Defense University a ...

                                               

Capitol Hill Parks

Capitol Hill Parks is an umbrella term for the National Park Service management of a variety of urban parks in Washington, D.C. There are four key parks in the system: Stanton Park, named for Lincolns Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton. Marion Park, ...

                                               

Edward J. Kelly Park

Edward J. Kelly Park is a park located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The park is located at the southeast corner of Virginia Avenue and 21st Street NW.

                                               

Friendship "Turtle" Park

Friendship "Turtle" Park is located at the junction of 45th and Van Ness Streets in the American University Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It is part of District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation. Renovation in 2015 was delaye ...

                                               

Milian Park

Milian Park is a neighborhood-named park located on National Park Service property at north of Massachusetts Avenue at I Street, NW in the Mount Vernon Square neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It is named after an inventor and scholar from Spain, ...

                                               

Onyx on First

Onyx on First is a high-rise building located in the United States capital of Washington, D.C. The 260 unit building was developed by the Canyon-Johnson Urban Fund. Demolition of the original buildings in the location began in September 2006 and ...

                                               

Rawlins Park

Rawlins Park is a park in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The General John A. Rawlins statue is located on the eastern end of the park. Directly north of the park is the General Services Administration. Directly south is the Dep ...

                                               

Salsa Labs

Salsa Labs, Inc. is a Bethesda, Maryland-based software as a service company that provides donor management, digital marketing, online fundraising, online advocacy, and peer to peer fundraising tools to more than 3.000 nonprofit organizations in ...

                                               

Seaton Park (Washington D.C)

Seaton Park is a neighborhood-named pocket park located on National Park Service property at south of Massachusetts Avenue and north of I Street NW between 5th and 6th St NW in the Chinatown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It is also referred to ...

                                               

Vincent R. Sombrotto Memorial Park (Washington, D.C)

Vincent R. Sombrotto Memorial Park is on National Park Service property at Louisiana Avenue, 1st and C Streets, NW in the Swampoodle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. across from the National Association of Letter Carriers. It is named for Vincent ...

                                               

Walt Whitman Park (Washington D.C)

Walt Whitman Park is a park located on E Street, NW between 19th & 20th Streets, NW in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. There is a small playground in the eastern end of the park, across from Rawlins Park. Directly south of the p ...

                                               

WMZQ-FM

WMZQ-FM is a commercial radio station in Washington, D.C. owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. It has had a country music radio format since 1977. The studios and offices are located on Rockville Pike in Rockville, Maryland. Transmitter on tower street in ...

                                               

Woodmont (Washington, D.C)

The neighborhood is generally agreed to be bounded by Chevy Chase Washington, D.C. to the Northwest, Rock Creek Park to the East, Forest Hills Washington, D.C. to the South, and barely touches Wakefield, Washington, D.C. at the very bottom. It st ...

                                               

Guaiqueri-class patrol boat

The Guaiqueri -class patrol vessels are a class of ocean patrol vessels or POVZEE in Venezuelan Navy service. The lead ship were originally intended to have the pennant F-31 and name of Guaicaipuro but has since been renumbered.

                                               

Guaicamacuto-class patrol boat

The Guaicamacuto -class patrol boats is a class of offshore patrol vessels or BVL in Venezuelan Navy service for patrol duty in economic exclusive zone. The contract for the BVL and POVZEE was signed together on the November 25, 2005. The last ve ...

                                               

An Thoi Naval Base

An Thoi Naval Base is a former Republic of Vietnam Navy, United States Navy, and U.S. Coast Guard base in the town of An Thới, Phu Quốc island in southwest Vietnam.

                                               

Blackhorse Base Camp

Blackhorse Base Camp is a former U.S. Army base and current Peoples Army of Vietnam base near the town of Xuan Loc in Dồng Nai Province in southern Vietnam.

                                               

Hill 327

Hill 327 is a former U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and Army of the Republic of Vietnam base southwest of Da Nang in central Vietnam. The base was established on a ridgeline 4 km west of Da Nang Air Base.

                                               

Saigon Naval Shipyard

Saigon Naval Shipyard is a former French Navy, Republic of Vietnam Navy and Vietnam Peoples Navy base in Saigon Vietnam. 57 acres of 230.000 m 2, located on the southwest Bank of the Saigon river about 30 miles 48 km from the South China sea, rep ...

                                               

Tay Ninh Combat Base

Tay Ninh Combat Base is a former U.S. Army and Army of the Republic of Vietnam and current Peoples Army of Vietnam base west of Tay Ninh in southern Vietnam.

                                               

A2 Helmet

The A2 Helmet is a standard issued combat helmet of the Vietnam Peoples Army. It was introduced around 2014, the exact date is unknown as the Vietnamese government does not publicly share information. They are the standard issued helmet in the Vi ...

                                               

274th Regiment

The 4th "Dồng Nai" Regiment was a regiment of the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. The regiment was part of the VC Division 5 and operated in the Bien Hoa, Dồng Nai, Phước Tuy and Long Khanh provinces, in what was known as the Hat Dich Secret Zo ...