• Pennsylvania Avenue

    Pennsylvania Avenue

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks. This unique site preserves locations related to the creation of the Federal City, Presidential Inaugurations, and historically significant events. We invite you to attend all of our fascinating interpretive programs to learn more about this site and its many impressive memorials.

Also, please consult the other useful links for more information about visiting Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site. Click here to find out about all the various units of National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Did You Know?

Pennsylvania Avenue

When the Marquis de Lafayette returned to America in 1824, his first visit since aiding the United States in the Revolutionary War, he was feted with a grand parade on Pennsylvania Avenue.