Washington, D.C. Map Java Mug
- National Archives Store Exclusive
In cheery colors that will brighten up the day, this large java mug is a terrific choice for that steaming hot, morning cup of joe. With its colorful map of Washington, D.C., it's a wonderful gift—or a souvenir for yourself. When it's time to face the world, coffee is always a good idea.
Check out our Washington, D.C., vintage map scarf for a lovely matching gift item.
In 1791, President George Washington appointed Major Pierre L'Enfant, a French engineer who had served in the American Revolution, to design the city of Washington as the new capital of the country. L'Enfant saw the task as far more grandiose, believing he was not only locating the capital, but also devising the city plan and designing the buildings.