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Washington, D.C. became the capital district of the United States in 1790. Established as the headquarters of the federal government after the Revolutionary War, Washington, D.C. was named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. The city is home to the National Museum of American History, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of Natural History, National Geographic Museum, International Spy Museum, and much more. Visitors can also enjoy theater, music, golf, and spas.
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