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US National Arboretum

A May 2008 trip to Washington, D.C. by LorenGul

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Quote: Best kept secret in Washington DC.

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National Arboretum Photo, Washington, D.C., United States
Just like the receptionist at the Visitor Center said, “Best Kept Secret in Washington DC”. All 446 acres of beautiful land on New York Avenue was completely unknown to me until we decided to visit the Arboretum on a sunny May morning. To tell you the truth, it was the best surprise I had for a long time.US National Arboretum was established in 1927 and is administered by the US Department of Agriculture. Their mission is to serve the public need for scientific research, education and to enhance the environment. There are 99 regular staff and over 150 volunteers at this facility. The Arboretum is linked to other arboreta, botanical gardens, universities and private-sector groups. They also h...Read More

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National Arboretum
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Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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