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Mount Vernon to the Mall

From Mount Vernon upstream to the Mall, the Potomac passes some of the most famous sites in American history. Click on a marker or choose a site below for details.

Alexandria
Alexandria Seaport Cruise
Alexandria Seaport Foundation
Alexandria Waterfront Parks
Alexandria-National Harbor Water Taxi
American River Taxi
Anacostia Community Boathouse
Anacostia Park
Anacostia River
Athenaeum
Belle Haven Marina
Blue Plains Wastewater Treatment Plant
Buzzard Point Marina
Captains Row
Carlyle House
Chart House
Cherry Blossom Riverboat
Collingwood Library and Museum
Daingerfield Island
Diamond Teague Park and Boat Ramp
Dyke March
East and West Potomac Park
Farmington Landing
Fish Market Restaurant
Fort Foote
Fort Hunt Park
Fort McNair
Fort Washington
Fort Washington Marina
Fountainhead Regional Park
Fountainhead Regional Park Boat Ramp
Gadsby's Tavern Museum
Gaylord National Harbor
George Washington's River Farm
Grace Murray Hopper Park
Gravelley Point and Roaches Run
Hard Bargain Farm
Huntley Meadows Park
James Creek Marina
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Jones Point Park
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Lee Homes
Lyceum Museum
Marshall Hall
Marshall Hall Boat Ramp
Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Trail
National Colonial Farm
Naval Research Laboratory
Nina's Dandy
Old Presbyterian Meeting House
Oronoco Bay Park/Rowing Center
Oxon Cove Park and Farm
Paint Branch near Colesville MD
Piscataway Creek at Piscataway
Piscataway Park
Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant
Popes Creek
Potomac River Generating Station
Potomac River Sailing Association
Potomac Water Trail
Ramsay House
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Spirit Cruises
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
Torpedo Factory Art Center
TransPotomac Canal Center
Washington Channel
Washington Navy Yard
Washington Sailing Marina
Woodrow Wilson Bridge