Queen Elizabeth visits the Smithsonian "Castle"

Title

Queen Elizabeth visits the Smithsonian "Castle"

Description

In July of 1976 Queen Elizabeth II came to the US to commemorate the Bicentennial of the American Revolution. One of her stops while in Washington, DC, was the Smithsonian Institution Building, or the “Castle,” and the National Mall. The night before, her Majesty had been an honored guest at a state dinner in the Rose Garden within President’s Park, hosted by President Gerald Ford. At the Castle, she was greeted by the Smithsonian's Vice President, Nelson Rockefeller, and Secretary S. Dillon Ripley.

Source

Smithsonian Institution Archives. View original.

Date

07/08/1976

Coverage

Event Sort Date

19760708

Description

In July of 1976 Queen Elizabeth II came to the US to commemorate the Bicentennial of the American Revolution. One of her stops while in Washington, DC, was the Smithsonian Institution Building, or the “Castle,” and the National Mall. The night before, her Majesty had been an honored guest at a state dinner in the Rose Garden within President’s Park, hosted by President Gerald Ford. At the Castle, she was greeted by the Smithsonian's Vice President, Nelson Rockefeller, and Secretary S. Dillon Ripley.

Date

07/08/1976

Coverage

1950-1979

Source

Smithsonian Institution Archives. View original.