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Monuments in Washington, DC

Washington DC is a city of monuments that remind us of the great people who shaped our nation. Find information here about these famous monuments in Washington, DC.

Monuments and Memorials in Washington, DC
Washington, DC is a city of monuments. Learn about the memorials of famous American leaders who helped shape the United States.

African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
The African American Civil War Memorial and Museum in Washington, DC honors and examines the African American's heroic struggle for freedom and civil rights.

Arlington National Cemetery Photos
See photos of Arlington National Cemetery, take a picture tour of America's most famous gravesites in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington, DC

Arlington National Cemetery
America honors American heroes at the Arlington National Cemetery, a national cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, just across the river from Washington, DC

George Washington Masonic Memorial - Alexandria, Virginia
Learn about the Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia, see pictures of the monument and memorial honoring George Washington and the contributions of Freemasons, Learn about Freemasonry

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, DC
National Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, DC, Celebrate the culture and traditions of Spanish speaking Americans, visit memorials that honor contributions of Hispanics to our nation.

Civil War Battlefields Near Washington, DC
Find information about Civil War battlefields near Washington, DC, including Gettysburg National Military Park, Monocacy National Battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield, Manassas National Battlefield, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park.

FDR Memorial-A Monument to Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Find out how to visit the FDR Memorial - a Monument to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, an important national landmark in Washington, DC

Iwo Jima Memorial - U. S. Marine Corps War Memorial
Iwo Jima Memorial, U. S. Marine Corps War Memorial, in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington, DC, honors the Marines who have died defending the United States since 1775

Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC
Find out how to visit the Jefferson Memorial, a National Landmark in Washington, DC, a monument to President Thomas Jefferson

Korean War Veterans Memorial
Learn about the Korean War Veterans Memorial, a monument on the National Mall in Washington, DC

Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial, A National Landmark in Washington, DC, A monument and tribute to President Abraham Lincoln

Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove is a memorial to President Lyndon Johnson that is set in a grove of trees and 15 acres of gardens along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Washington DC.

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Find out about how to visit the memorial for Martin Luther King, Jr. on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, located in Washington, DC, honors federal, state and local law enforcers. Also, the National Law Enforcement Museum is scheduled to be built on this site with a projected opening date of 2011.

Navy Memorial and the Naval Heritage Center
The Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center in Washington DC honor and commemorate the sailors of the United States Navy.

Pentagon Memorial – Remembering September 11, 2001
Pentagon Memorial, commemorating the 184 lives lost in the Pentagon and on American Airlines Flight 77 during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Photo Tour of Memorials in Washington, DC
Photographs of Monuments and Memorials in Washington, DC, including the Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and more

George Mason Memorial in Washington, DC
The memorial located near the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, honors contributions of George Mason, one of our founding fathers, with a larger than life-sized bronze statue in a landscaped grove of trees and flower beds.

Theodore Roosevelt Island – Washington, DC
Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial and wilderness preserve includes a 17-foot bronze statue of Roosevelt, and 2 1/2 miles of foot trails along the Potomac River near Washington, DC.

United States Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia
The United States Air Force Memorial honors the millions of men and women who have served in the United States Air Force. The Air Force Memorial is located in Arlington, Virginia overlooking the Pentagon, the Potomac River and Washington DC.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Women's Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC

Washington Monument
The Washington Monument, a national landmark on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Find out how to visit the Washington Monument in Washington, DC

World War II Memorial
The World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC is a beautiful new monument to help us remember the armed forces who served in World War II.

DC War Memorial World War I Memorial in Washington, DC
The DC War Memorial, officially named the District of Columbia War Memorial, commemorates the 26,000 citizens of Washington, DC who served in World War I.

Vietnam Memorial Visitors Center - Washington DC
Learn about the construction of the Vietnam Memorial Visitors Center on the National Mall in Washington, DC. When completed, the Visitors Center will serve to educate visitors about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam War and will pay tribute to all of the men and women who served in all of America’s wars.

Eisenhower Memorial in Washington DC
The Eisenhower Memorial, a national memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower, will be built on a four-acre site between 4th and 6th Streets SW, south of Independence Avenue in Washington, DC. The projected opening date for the Eisenhower Memorial is 2015.

American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial – Washington DC
The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial will serve as a national public tribute to the over three million living disabled American veterans and the countless hundreds of thousands who have died.

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