Washington DC Area Tourism & Recreation

Washington DC Area Tourism & Recreation

Explore the many tourist and historic sites of our Nation's Capital and surrounding area with these tourism and recreation publications for Washington, DC, and the surrounding area of northern Virginia and Maryland.

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Washington: The Nation\'s Capital (2013 Map) (Package of 100)

Washington: The Nation\'s Capital (2013 Map) (Package of 100)

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01306-7 ISBN: 9780912627885

This handy pamphlet provides a color map of Washington, DC with all the major landmarks, memorials, monuments and tourist attractions clearly marked, and folds up to fit easily in a pocket or purse.  It also features a timeline of important...

Price: $63.00
Linda Libertad y Sus Amigos: Emprenden un Viaje por Carretera a Traves de los Es

Linda Libertad y Sus Amigos: Emprenden un Viaje por Carretera a Traves de los Estados Unidos (Package of 25)

By: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

GPO Stock # 027-002-00592-9 ISBN: 9780160914171

25-pack of Spanish-language activity sheet  for children (Title in English, Linda Liberty and her Friends.). This charming 4-page single-fold activity sheet features characters Linda Liberty (Linda Libertad), Edgar the Eagle (Edgar...

Price: $21.00
National Park System Map and Guide 2011

National Park System Map and Guide 2011 (Package of 100)

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01290-7 ISBN: 9780912627878

A location map and guide to all the national parks in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands,. Sold only in a package of 100 under this stock number.

Sale Price: $32.00
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Pentagon 9/11 (10th Anniversary Edition) (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Office of the Secretary of Defense, Historical Office

GPO Stock # 008-000-01049-8 ISBN: 9780160893162

Defense Studies Series. 10th anniversary edition, with a new Foreword by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. By Alfred Goldberg, et al. Pentagon 9/11 provides the most comprehensive account available of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon and...

Sale Price: $23.00
Then Came the Fire: Personal Accounts From the Pentagon, 9/11

Then Came the Fire: Personal Accounts From the Pentagon, 11 September 2001 (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00545-0 ISBN: 9780160891854

CMH 70-119-1. Stephen J. Lofgren, General Editor. Two days after the September 11, 2001 attack, the U.S. Army Center of Military History began an extensive project to document the historic event through oral history interviews. Published on the...

Sale Price: $17.50
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Centennial Pictorial History, 1909-2009

Walter Reed Army Medical Center Centennial: A Pictorial History, 1909-2009 (Hardcover)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Borden Institute

GPO Stock # 008-000-01045-5 ISBN: 9780160887574

Edited by John R. Pierce, et al. Foreword by Carla Hawley Bowland. Preface by Norvell Vandervall Coots. Introduction by John R. Pierce. Provides a profusely illustrated history covering the full range of Walter Reed Army Medical Center's...

Price: $61.00
Keeping America Informed: The US Government Printing Office

Keeping America Informed: The United States Government Printing Office 150 Years of Service to the Nation

By: Government Printing Office

GPO Stock # 021-000-00212-7 ISBN: 9780160887048

Published to mark GPO's 150th anniversary as a Federal agency, this book tells the story of this unique organization through a readable and concise narrative and numerous historic photographs, many of them never before published. Much of the...

Price: $21.00
National Trails System: Map and Guide, 2010 Edition

National Trails System: Map and Guide, 2010 Edition (Package of 100)

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01277-0 ISBN: 9780912627830

Full-color map describes eight national scenic trails and nine national historic trails. Sold in packages of 100 copies.

Price: $75.00
National Park System (Wall Map Poster)

National Park System (Wall Map Poster)

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01274-5 ISBN:

Handsome color map showing the locations of parks in National Park System; suitable for large wall map displays. Developed by the Publications Office at Harpers Ferry Center in response to the high volume of requests for an oversized version of...

Price: $5.50

National Park Service: Where History Happens

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01271-1 ISBN: 9780160833700

Describes National Park sites in the Washington, D.C. area. Sold in packages of 50 copies only,

Sale Price: $10.00
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Battle of Antietam

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00491-7 ISBN: 9780160817021

Describes the the Battle of Antietam (also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg) which was fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland and Antietam Creek in the remote Washington, DC area suburbs.

Part of the Maryland Campaign,...

Price: $13.00
The Battle of Cedar Creek: Self Guided Tour

The Battle of Cedar Creek: Self Guided Tour

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00214-1 ISBN: 9780160268540

CMH Pub 70-25. Discusses how Union General Philip H. Sheridan rallied his men to turn defeat into victory on 19 October 1864.

The Battle of Cedar Creek, or Battle of Belle Grove, fought October 19, 1864, was the culminating battle of the...

Price: $3.75
Glenn Brown's History of the United States Capitol

Glenn Brown\'s History of the United States Capitol

By: United States Capitol Preservation Commission

GPO Stock # 052-071-01087-4 ISBN: 9780160753688

House Document 108-240. Introduction and annotations by William B. Bushong. Annotated edition in Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the United States Capitol. Prepared by the Architect of the Capitol for the United States Capitol Preservation...

Sale Price: $47.25
A Botanic Garden for the Nation: the United States Botanic Garden

A Botanic Garden for the Nation: the United States Botanic Garden

By: Congress, Architect of the Capitol, United States Botanic Garden

GPO Stock # 052-070-07481-7 ISBN: 9780160767722

This beautifully illustrated book presents the first comprehensive look at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C.  Through rare historical documents and colorful photos, A Botanic Garden for the Nation tells an...

Sale Price: $34.50
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200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002

By: Senate, Senate Historical Office

GPO Stock # 052-071-01444-6 ISBN: 9780160763311

Comprised of 200 readable and informative historic vignettes reflecting all areas of Senate activities, from the well known and notorious to the unusual and whimsical. Prepared by Richard A. Baker, the Senates Historian, these brief sketches,...

Sale Price: $24.25
United States Senate Catalogue of Graphic Art

United States Senate Catalogue of Graphic Art

By: Senate, Commission on Art

GPO Stock # 052-071-01429-2 ISBN: 9780160728532

Senate Document 109-2. Essays by Diane K. Skvarla, Donald A. Ritchie. The Senate maintains a collection of over 900 historical prints and engravings. This collection contains a rich array of 19th and early 20th century images portraying the...

Price: $25.75
A Historic Study: The Civil War Defenses of Washington, Pt. 1

A Historic Resources Study: The Civil War Defenses of Washington, Pt. 1

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, National Capital Region

GPO Stock # 024-005-01232-0 ISBN: 0-16-072708-1

Tells the history of Civil War forts and other defenses in the Washington, DC area. Prepared by CEHP, Incorporated, Chevy Chase, Maryland. Contract No. 144CX300096053, Modification No. 1.

Price: $35.50
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Monocacy National Battlefield: Cultural Resources Study

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01233-8 ISBN: 0-16-072728-6

Provides a detailed historic resource study of the properties included within Monocacy National Battlefield which was the site of the Battle of Monocacy Junction in the American Civil War fought on July 9, 1864.

The battlefield straddles...

Price: $31.50
United States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art

United States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art

By: Senate Commission on Art

GPO Stock # 052-071-01378-4 ISBN: 9780160511721

Senate Document 107-11. Catalogue by William Kloss, Diane K. Skvarla. Introductory essay by William Kloss. Edited by Jane R. McGoldrick. Highlights 160 works of fine art in the Senate.

The United States Capitol is recognized around the...

Sale Price: $20.50
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Virginia

Appomattox Court House: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Virginia

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center, Division of Publications

GPO Stock # 024-005-01213-3 ISBN: 9780912627700

National Park Service Handbook 160. Tells the story of Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, which ended the Civil War, and the battles fought in the days before it. Also contains essays on events leading up to the Civil War and...

Price: $17.00
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Battle of Ball\'s Bluff

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00372-4 ISBN: 0-16-066557-4

Discusses the Battle of Ball's Bluff, also known as the Battle of Harrison's Island or the Battle of Leesburg, which was fought on October 21, 1861, in Loudoun County, Virginia, in the Washington, DC area.

The disastrous defeat of the...

Price: $8.00
Cultural Landscape Report: Dumbarton Oaks Park, Rock Creek Park,  Pt. 1

Cultural Landscape Report: Dumbarton Oaks Park, Rock Creek Park, Pt. 1: Site History, Existing Conditions and Analysis and Evaluation

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, National Capital Region, Cultural Landscape Program

GPO Stock # 024-005-01205-2 ISBN: 9780160613753

By Maureen De Lay Joseph, et al. Documents the history and existing conditions of Dumbarton Oaks Park,  a public park located in the 3100 block of R Street, Northwest, Washington, DC, in the Georgetown neighborhood.

In 1920 a career U.S....

Price: $29.00
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields, Virginia

Fredericksburg Battlefields: Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park, Virginia

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Division of Publications

GPO Stock # 024-005-01195-1 ISBN: 9780912627670

This National Park Service handbook describes the Civil War battles fought in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area, and the condition of those battlefields today. National Park Service Handbook 155. L.C. card 99-33071.

Price: $14.00
Interpretive Guide to Thomas Jefferson Memorial, District of Columbia

Jefferson Memorial: Interpretive Guide to Thomas Jefferson Memorial, District of Columbia

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Division of Publications

GPO Stock # 024-005-01162-5 ISBN: 9780912627632

This National Park Service handbook describes the Jefferson Memorial. Includes a biography of Thomas Jefferson. National Park Service Handbook 153.L.C. card 97-31440. Item 649. Previously listed incorrectly under ISBN 0-16-061675-1.

Price: $9.00
Clara Barton: Clara Barton National Historic Site, Maryland

Clara Barton: Clara Barton National Historic Site, Maryland

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Division of Publications

GPO Stock # 024-005-01189-7 ISBN: 9780912627076

National Park Handbook 110. On cover: Official National Park Handbook. Describes the life and times of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross and of formalized war nursing during the American Civil War.  Provides a guide to the Clara...

Price: $12.50
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Underground Railroad

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Division of Publications

GPO Stock # 024-005-01185-4 ISBN: 9780912627649

This National Park Service handbook describes the many ways that blacks took to escape slavery in the southern United States before the Civil War. It includes stories of famous African American women, such as Harriet Tubman, who served in the...

Price: $10.00
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Underground Railroad: Official Map and Guide (Folder)

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01170-6 ISBN: 9780160616808

Provides a brief history of slavery in America from 1450-1865. Also describes how slaves were brought to freedom through the Underground Railroad (UGRR) with a map of the escape routes.

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret...

Price: $3.00
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Battle of Second Manassas: Self-Guided Tour

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00221-3 ISBN: 0-16-067760-2

CMH Pub. 70-26. At head of title: Self-Guided Tour. 3d in a series of booklets on American battlefields intended to help soldiers use the past to enhance their understanding of the United States Army's future. Examines the Battle of Second...

Price: $1.50
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Eastman Forts (Print Set)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00267-1 ISBN: 9780160613067

Includes 10 prints of paintings by renowned artist Seth Eastman of U.S. Army forts following the Civil War. The actual paintings are in the collections of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Also provides a booklet, "The Eastman Forts, A...

Price: $16.00
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Civil War at a Glance (Package of 100)

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01093-9 ISBN: 9780160616518

This folder, organized yearly through maps and chronologies, shows the course of the war from Fort Sumter in 1861 to Appomattox Court House and beyond in 1865. Also describes the two principal theaters in which the major military operations took...

Price: $70.00
A Guide to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, MD, DC and WV

This National Park Service handbook provides information on the 19th century canal era such as: how the canal was built, how it worked, who made it work, and what it contributed to developing agriculture, mining, and industry in the Potomac River...

Price: $12.50
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Battle of New Market

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00187-0 ISBN: 9780160019890

Part of the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1864, the Battle of New Market saw a smaller Confederate army under Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge defeat a larger Union force led by Maj. Gen. Franz Sigel in New Market, Virginia.  The Battle of New...

Price: $3.75
A Guide to the Lincoln Memorial, District of Columbia

Lincoln Memorial: A Guide to the Lincoln Memorial, District of Columbia

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-00974-4 ISBN: 0-912627-28-X

This National Park Service handbook presents a description and history of the monument and a brief biography of the man it commemorates. Previously listed incorrectly under ISBN 0-16-003515-5. L.C. card 85-600059.

Price: $5.00
A Guide to Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Virginia

Arlington House: A Guide to Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Virginia

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Division of Publications

GPO Stock # 024-005-00972-8 ISBN: 0-912627-23-9

National Park Service Handbook 133. Consists of 3 parts. Pt. 1 introduces General Lee and Arlington House. Pt. 2 presents a brief historical account of the house and its occupants, the Custises and the Lees. Pt. 3 provides concise information on...

Price: $7.50
A Photographer's Path: Images of National Parks Near the Nation's Capital

A Photographer\'s Path: Images of National Parks Near the Nation\'s Capital

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01275-3 ISBN: 9780160854231

Photographs by Thomas Paradis. Text by Megan Nortrup. A collection of color photographic images highlighting nature and history in the Greater Washington DC area. The photos, taken by Thomas Paradis of the National Park Service, highlight the...

Price: $37.00
Handbook of North American Indians customs and tradiitons

Handbook of North American Indians, V. 15, Northeast

By: Smithsonian Institution

GPO Stock # 047-000-00351-2 ISBN: 9780160045752

Volume 15 summarizes knowledge about Native American peoples from Virginia to St. Lawrence River, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, Illinois, including cultures, languages, history, prehistory, and human biology. This is part of the Smithsonian...

Price: $67.00
To Make Beautiful the Capitol: Rediscovering the Art of Constantino Brumidi

To Make Beautiful the Capitol: Rediscovering the Art of Constantino Brumidi

By: Senate, Office of the Curator

GPO Stock # 052-071-01564-7 ISBN: 9780160921001

Detailed history of renowned Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi's masterful work "making beautiful" the walls and ceilings of the United States Capitol over a span of 25 years starting in 1854. Every page delights with gorgeous...

Price: $30.00
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