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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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That the cherry trees arrived in 1912 as a gift from Japan? Follow the link to find out more about the history of the cherry trees in D.C. More...