The View From the Castle: More than ten million people may arrive on the Mall for the Bicentennial, but where will all of them stay or eat or park?

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Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley expresses his concern for the transportation problems that will arise during the summer of 1976, when the nation celebrates its Bicentennial. Ripley discusses many plans that have proven infeasible or rejected by Congress.


  • United States Congress
  • Bicentennial of the American Revolution
  • National Visitor Center


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Smithsonian Vol. 5, no. 10 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • January 1975
  • 19th century


  • Anniversaries
  • Castle View
  • History


United States

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