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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 »