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Top 5 historical spots in the US

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The United States of America or the Unites States is a country composing of 50 states, a federal district and five major self-governing territories. A country so big, it comes with diverse characteristics including geography, climate, wildlife and so, making it a mega-diverse country. This mega-diverse country has a vast history, to proof, there are many historical spots, monuments and landmarks.

Here we are noting down the top 5 historical spots among the many that there are:

  1. United States Capitol, Washington, D.C– the Nation’s capital tops the list. It is a treasure trove of American History. The United States Capitol is among the most typical architecture. The Capitol which was started in 1793 has held the meeting chambers of the House Representatives and also the Senate for over two centuries. There is also a list of spots to visit in Washington DC such as the White House, American History Museum, Vietnam War Memorial, World War II Memorial, and Korean War Memorial.
  2. Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania– Another important historical spot is the Independence National History Park which provides access to the Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and also some sites that are linked to the American Revolution and the history of America. It is a site where within the walls colonial leaders met and wrote The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution was drafted. A place that one can say that the United States was born. The Liberty bell-an iconic symbol can also be seen nearby.
  3. The Freedom Trail, Boston, Massachusetts– The Freedom Train is Boston’s impressive list of remote sites which displays the history of the American Revolution. It is a walk into history. The trail is a unique collection that leads to 16 historically significant spots. It includes the Old North Church, the Old Statehouse, Bunker Hill Monument, the site of the Boston Massacre, museums and meeting houses.
  4. Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania– This is a self-guided audio tour park which takes us through the three-day battle of Gettysburg which was a turning point in the civil war, Gettysburg was the Civil War’s goriest battle. The tour takes us through the fields and storied sites like the Little Round Top and the Cemetery Ridge, with the monuments, stone walls and cannons which stand in silence for the people who paid the ultimate price in the sacred soil of Pennsylvania in July 1863
  5. Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado– The ‘Mesa Verde’ which means ‘Green table’ in Spanish is a remarkable sight. One can visit the Mesa Verde National Park to view the beautiful cliff dwellings belonging to the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, dating back from AD 600 to 1300. The park conserves about nearly 5000 known the archaeological ground. It is a home to some of America’s most important archaeological sites. One can visit the Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Centre, go for hiking through cultural sites.
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