Statues, monuments, and memorials located in the parks of the National Capital
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Published by Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, National Capital Region in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Statues -- Washington (D.C.) -- Catalogs,
  • Monuments -- Washington (D.C.) -- Catalogs,
  • Memorials

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRonsisvalle, Joseph A
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14182496M

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