Washington DC: 16 Ideas for Traveler's Shopping

USA, Washington D.C. Guide (B): Washington DC: 16 Ideas for Traveler's Shopping

The capital of the United States is an attraction in its own right and many things that have originated here or in the nearby areas are of great cultural and historic significance. To decide which of them can make for an ideal souvenir for you to bring home, check out the proposed list of local items to help you memorize your trip to Washington, DC.

In 1981, the first official White House ornament was sold and since then it has become a popular collector’s item. A new design is offered each year. Some honor past presidents, including Thomas Jefferson and Woodrow Wilson; some depict famous scenes, such as Washington crossing the Delaware; while others highlight historic buildings, like the Capitol. An additional ornament was created in 2006 to commemorate the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Many past ornaments are available. Prices start at $16.00 and up, depending on availability. The 2011 ornament featured President Theodore Roosevelt and the 2012 ornament honored President William Howard Taft. Ornaments are also offered to charitable groups for fundraising. They are available at the White House Visitor Center and at many gift shops throughout the city and suburbs. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Washington DC: 16 Ideas for Traveler's Shopping
Guide Location: USA » Washington D.C.
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.gpsmycity.com/articles/89-washington-dc-16-ideas-for-travelers-shopping.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • White House Visitor Center
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Whole Foods Market
  • National Building Museum Shop
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • Old Dominion Brewing Company
  • National Gallery of Art Shop
  • Georgetown University Bookstore
  • Chrysalis Vineyards

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