Taber: "Another city we galavant to in Capital D is Washington DC."

Silka: "If you read our story, you'll know why I love DC so much!"


In Washington DC there is 1 lawyer for every 19 residents in DC and 74 lobbyists for each United States Senator.

More wine is consumed per person in Washington DC than any state in the United States.

Every time a soldier is buried, an Arlington Lady is present. There are about 65 Arlington Ladies, and since 1973, the Arlington Ladies have ensured that no Soldier is ever buried alone.

The Library of Congress, the biggest library in the country, contains 535 miles of bookshelves. In the Reading Room alone there are 45,000 reference books.

Washington DC’s song was written by a former Mouseketeer in 1951.

DC averages 39 inches of rainfall a year — more than Seattle!

Thomas Jefferson had a pet mockingbird that flew freely around the White House unless Jefferson had guests.

Eight U.S. presidents never attended college.

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