African American History and Culture Museum

Steps from the Washington Monument, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will be the first to show the story of black Americans. With the opening just right around the corner, Septemeber 24, 2016, Jan Crawford got a first look at what’s inside the...

History of the US Capitol Building

In accordance with the “Residence Act” passed by Congress in 1790, President George Washington in 1791 selected the area that is now the District of Columbia from land ceded by Maryland. He also selected three commissioners to survey the site and oversee the design...