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If you salute the war veterans who have fought to serve the citizens of the country, then do visit the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 350. This is an event space for retired war veterans. A number of events are organized in their honor and line of duty. Catch some live music performances regularly scheduled at this venue.
The Rock Creek Park contains a beautiful wild forest and serves as an oasis for city residents and tourists. Attractions include picnic areas, winding trails and bike paths, a nature center, a public golf course, tennis courts and stables. The centerpiece is a working gristmill, complete with a turning water wheel. Rock Creek Parkway runs alongside the meandering creek. Parts of the road are closed to traffic on weekends and turned over to cyclists and roller bladers. Although the Metro is nearby, a car is required to visit many of the key sites in a single trip. The park is also a popular spot in the winter for sledding, snowballs and other outdoor merriment.
Part of the only still intact colonial church in Washington DC, Rock Creek Cemetery is a popular historical landmark in the American capital. Featuring a sprawling green landscape with beautiful sculptures and trails, this evocative cemetery dates back to as early as 1719. Some of the historical sculptures located within the cemetery include Gutzon Borglum (Rabboni-Ffoulke Memorial, 1909), James Earle Fraser (Frederick Keep Monument, 1920), Mary Washburn (Waite Memorial, 1908) and Brenda Putnam (Simon Memorial, 1917). Other famous landmarks located within this cemetery include mausoleums, markers and monuments, designed by world-renowned artists and landscape architects.
The Dumbarton Oak Park is a public park that includes woodland gardens spread over 27 acres (10.9 hectares) of land. Native as well as exotic flora in the fountain terrace feature wildflowers and shrubs, and this park also has several benches, footbridges and waterfall dams. Its verdant landscape and natural surroundings make it a must visit when in the city.