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The National Capital Region (NCR), headquartered in Washington, DC, administers the National Mall and monumental core parks
that were established at the same time the Nation's Capital was founded
in the period 1790-1792. This oldest collection of national park areas,
along with dozens of historic sites, natural areas.
National Capital Region
Did You Know?
Seventeen quotes from Dr. King reach out in permanence along the granite wall facing the Tidal Basin. From his earliest work in the Civil Rights Movement to the days of advancement in the 1960’s, these words reflect the power of Dr, King’s words to inspire to the modern day.