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Tag Archives: Landmarks

National World War II Memorial – Washington, DC

The World War II Memorial honors the 16 million men and women of the United States Armed Forces and Civilians who died and supported the war effort. Located on the National Mall, the memorial is situated on the eastern end of the Reflecting Pool in between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Read More »

Thomas Jefferson Memorial – Washington, DC

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial sits directly south of The White House and honors an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States. The memorial was officially dedicated on April 13, 1943 - the 200th anniversary of Jefferson's birthday - by President Roosevelt. Read More »

Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Washington, DC

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who served, fought and died in the Vietnam War. The memorial consists of three parts: the Three Soldiers Statue, the Vietnam Women's Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Read More »

Lincoln Memorial – Washington, DC

Built as a national monument to honor the 16th President of the United States (Abraham Lincoln), the Lincoln Memorial is located on the National Mall. It sits across from the Washington Monument with the Reflecting Pool acting as the visual connection between "Father of the Country and the Savior of the Country". Read More »

The White House – Washington, DC

The White House has been the official residence of the President of the United States since 1800. With over 1.5 million visitors a year, the White House has entertained countless leaders and dignitaries and is a museum of American history. Read More »

Washington Monument – Washington, DC

The most prominent structure in Washington, DC, the Washington Monument is located at the center of The National Mall, situated between The Capitol and The Lincoln Memorial. At 555 feet, the world's tallest structure honors the nation's founding father George Washington. Read More »