• Pennsylvania Avenue

    Pennsylvania Avenue

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

America's Main Street

A street unlike any other.  It is known the world over as the heart of the Nation's Capital. America's history has marched, paraded, promenaded, and protested its way along the Avenue.

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Pennsylvania Avenue

One of the great military parades in history took place on Pennsylvania Avenue in honor of General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing and the troops of the First Division on their victorious return from Europe on September 15, 1919.