The grand hotel has had many famous guests, such as Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, General John J. Pershing, and Harry Houdini. Another renowned guest, once a U.S. president, is believed to still reside here. An apparition believed to be Ulysses S. Grant has been seen sitting in his favorite spot in the lobby, having a brandy and smoking a cigar.
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- 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
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- 38.8963780989165, -77.03240749577026
- Nearest Towns:
- Washington, D. C., DC (0.2 mi.)
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