183-15521997 Smithsonian Castle James Smithson Crypt.
Smithsonian Castle James Smithson Crypt. The Smithson Crypt, in the Smithsonian Castle, contains the remains of James Smithson (1765-1829), the founder of the Smithsonian Insttitution. Formally known as the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Smithsonian Castle houses the administrative headquarters fo the Smithsonian Institution as well as some a permanent exhibition titled Smithsonian Institution: America's Treasure Chest. It's distinctive architectural style stands out on the southern side of the National Mall in Washington DC.
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