The stacks of stones may seem precious and hidden, but can actually be found only half a mile from a parking lot at Rock Creek Park.
Ice freezes over the space between the intricate details of the stones.
Many different shapes of stones were abandoned here, like this circular one found towards the back of the site.
The now mossy stacks of old stones were quietly disposed of by Congress, where they have stayed for the past 60 years.
Found on an unmarked trail next to the Rock Creek nature center, many of the stones sport intricate detailing.
Stones from the 1958 reconstruction of the Capitol lie haphazardly in Rock Creek Park.
Graffiti covers a "Do Not Enter" sign at the entrance of the Capitol Stones.
This steep, narrow stairway found at 3535 Prospect St. NW in D.C. was the filming location of the climax of the 1973 horror film, The Exorcist.
Now owned by Howard University, this building at 2146 Georgia Avenue NW in D.C. was once a bread factory for General Baking Company.
While there are many versions of this legend the oldest is a story of three sisters travelling to save their brothers who were captured by a rival tribe. They drowned on their journey, becoming the three small islets we see in the middle of the Potomac river. It is said a moaning sound can be heard in the area of the islands when another life is about to be taken.
A dead canopy of branches hangs over the Trolley Trestle.
Opening in 1896, the Trolley Trestle took D.C. residents around the city, running its last trolley on 1960.
Just past Georgetown University, the abandoned Trolley Trestle can be found.
What used to be transportation for coal and other resources is now abandoned and filled with debris.
Murky water fills near the gates of the abandoned C&O Canal.
Grass grows in place of the old C&O Canal in Georgetown.
Senior Jacob Warren takes a long stride to pitch the ball.
Junior Alex Valdez gets ready to swing the bat.
Sophomore Aidan Niemerski pitches the ball.
Senior Nicholas Layke catches behind the plate.
Sophomore Kendall Anderson takes a lead at first base.
Senior Jackson Plank swings the bat and gets a hit.
Senior Tony Calderon-Gonzalez prepares to field the ball.
Senior Jackson Plank waits to catch the ball at first base.
Senior Jason Lott winds up to pitch the ball.
Junior Kate Hildebrandt defends the ball.
Freshman Amelia Martin tries to take the ball from the other team.
Junior Kate Hildebrandt searches the court to pass the ball.
The team regroups for a time-out.
Freshman Amelia Martin takes a foul shot.
A blazer searches the court to pass the ball.
Junior Elise Haverland moves quickly to defend the ball.
Freshman Amelia Martin keeps her eyes on the ball.
Junior Peyton Martin prepares to defend the ball
Blazers come together to congratulate one another after every point.
Senior Olivia Freer spikes the ball to the other team.
Two blazers successfully block an attack from the opposing team.
Blazers prepare for a serve from the other team.
A blazer dives for the ball to bump it to a teammate.
Sophomore Emma Weinstein prepares to spike the ball to the other team.
A blazer sets the ball to be spiked by her teammate.
Two blazers attempt to block an attack from the opposing team.
Blazers prepare for the other team's attack.
Though not an official landmark, these old stones from the Capitol were dumped in a random location that can easily be found in Rock Creek Park. Try the unmarked trail at the parking lot of the Rock Creek maintenance yard.
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