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    National Mall & Memorial Parks

    District of Columbia

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The National Mall and monumental core parks 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, and Civil War battlefields comprise today's National Capital Region of the National Park Service.

General Park Information- Please Call 202-426-6841

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Phone: (202) 245-4700
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