United States, North America

Below is a descriptive index of the sites and destinations in the United States provided so far by Worldsiteguides.com. Please note this list is far from comprehensive; more great sites are getting added each month! Browse the sites below in order to learn more about the destinations and download the audio guides.

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United States resources

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Washington

Washington D.C

Washington DC is the Capital of the United States. It was founded on July 16, 1790 and named in honour of the first president, George Washington. Although several of the east/west streets are named alphabetically with letters, J Street is mysteriously missing.

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St. Louis

Missouri

St Louis was founded in 1764 and named after the French king Louis IX. It is also called “The gateway to the west” and is the birthplace of such greatness as the ice-cream cone, Dr Pepper and 7-UP.

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San Francisco

California

San Francisco, or Frisco as it is known locally, is the forth most populous city in California. It is famous for its summer fog, cable cars and being home to the crookedest street in the USA.

JFK Eternal Flame history The John F Kennedy Eternal Flame presidential memorial is one of the centerpieces of the Arlington National Cemetery. It pays honor to one of…

The White House history The history of the White House dates back to year 1790, when George Washington signed the Residence Act of 1790, which placed the government…

Jefferson Memorial history Welcome to the Jefferson Memorial. The memorial is built in honor of the third president of the United States; Thomas Jefferson. While Jefferson was one…

Washington Monument history Washington Monument is dedicated to and has gotten its name – just like the city it’s located in – from George Washington. Washington was the…

Pentagon history The history of the Pentagon dates back to mid 20th century. The area used to be nothing but wasteland and dumps. It was in 1941, shortly…

Iwo Jima Memorial history The Marine Corps War Memorial, also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial is based around a World War II event. However, the memorial as…

The US Capitol history The history if the US Capitol dates back to late 18th century, when George Washington signed the Residence Act of 1790, which made Washington…

Lincoln Memorial history Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809 on a small farm south of Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was raised in a poor home, being the…

Gateway Arch history The Gateway Arch is one of the main features of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, together with the Old Courthouse and the Museum of Westward…

Coit Tower history The tower, located on top of Telegraph Hill, has gotten its name from its founder; Lillie Hitchcock Coit. An “unladylike” lady She was an eccentric…