President's Park

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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President's Park,

c.82 acres (33 hectares), Washington, D.C. A unit of the National Park system, it includes the White HouseWhite House,
official name of the executive mansion of the President of the United States. It is on the south side of Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C., facing Lafayette Square. The building, constructed of Virginia freestone, is of simple and stately design.
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, the official residence of the president of the United States; Lafayette Square, 7 acres (2.8 hectares), N of the White House on H Street, a public park originally called President's Park; the Ellipse, 52 acres (21 hectares), a public park S of the White House that is officially called President's Park South; and the White House Visitor Center, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, the starting point for White House tours, with exhibits and artifacts relating to the White House. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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President's Park (White House)

Address:c/o White House Visitor Center
1450 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20230

Size: 18.1 acres.
Established: Transferred on August 10, 1933, to the National Park Service, the direct legal successor of three Federal Commissioners appointed by the President under act of July 16, 1790, who directed initial construction.
Location:At 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, in Washington, DC.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Tours of the White House have been expanded to include parties of ten or more people, regardless of age or type of group. Tour requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress and are accepted up to six months in advance. These self-guided group tours are scheduled approximately one month before the requested date.
Special Features:The White House was originally constructed (1792-1800) on the site selected by George Washington and included in L'Enfant's Plan. It has been the residence and office of every US President since John Adams first took occupancy in November of 1800. Despite some additions and minor changes, the exterior of the main structure remains much as it was in 1800. The interior has been completely renovated using the historic floor plan.

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Well, by means of these lines, which are in accordance with the double motion of the earth, and the ellipse it describes round the sun, I am enabled to ascertain the precise hour with more minuteness than if I possessed a watch; for that might be broken or deranged in its movements, while the sun and earth never vary in their appointed paths."
The Washington Fire Department said it can confirm it has transported one patient with burns from the Ellipse "and we're now on the scene assisting law enforcement."
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The Ellipse Balloon is an outpatient procedure which helps reaching the right BMI.
Patients who suffer from weight issues have a good option to insert the Ellipse Capsule Balloon for accelerated and desired results, which helps as a jump-start to lose weight and create a feeling of satiety in these individuals," said Dr Wael Dahhan, consultant, American board gastroenterologist at Emirates Hospital.
We look forward to welcoming the Ellipse team to AIG." Thomas Braune, Munich Re's Chief Executive of Life and Health Reinsurance in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, said, "We are glad to have found a trusted partner for this deal in AIG, pairing the right strategic fit on their side with a good opportunity for us to re-focus our UK market approach.
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Black and red and blue and green lines represent the responses of the ellipse and triangle and smiling and angry faces as stimuli, respectively.
The company said the new MR-conditional labeling for the Ellipse ICD allows patients to undergo an MRI scan if needed.
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