National Capital Region Monuments and Memorials

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National Capital Region Monuments and Memorials

A stay in Fairfax County, Virginia puts you within a short distance of all of the National Capital Region's Washington, DC and Northern Virginia monuments and memorials dedicated to some of our nation's greatest heroes. 

  • African American Civil War Memorial and Museum

    African American Civil War Memorial & Museum

    1925 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001

    As the nation's only memorial to African American Civil War soldiers, the African American Civil War Memorial is inscribed with the names of the more than 200,000 members of the United States Colored …

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  • Einstein Memorial

    Albert Einstein Memorial

    2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20418

    The memorial to Albert Einstein, situated in an elm and holly grove in the southwest corner of the Academy grounds, was unveiled at the Academy's annual meeting, April 22, 1979, in honor of the centen…

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  • Arlington National Cemetery

    Arlington National Cemetery and Arlington House

    214 McNair Road, Arlington, VA 22211

    This is America's largest burial ground with the graves of President John F. Kennedy, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, world champion boxer Joe Louis and the Tomb of the Unknowns. Arlington Na…

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  • Constitution Gardens

    Constitution Gardens

    Constitution Gardens, Washington, DC 20245

    This quiet, urban oasis stands prominently on the National Mall and offers impressive views toward many of the park's memorial sites. It's also home to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independen…

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  • District of Columbia War Memorial

    District of Columbia War Memorial

    Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

    The memorial stands in West Potomac Park slightly off of Independence Avenue in a grove of trees. Authorized by an act of Congress on June 7, 1924, funds to construct the memorial were provided by the…

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  • FDR Memorial

    FDR Memorial

    900 Ohio Drive, SW, Washington, DC 20024

    The FDR memorial brings visitors into the life of the former president through a series of open air, outdoor rooms. Within them, cascading waterfalls and stone statues within arms reach create a comfo…

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  • George Mason Memorial

    George Mason Memorial

    Ohio Drive and East Basin Drive, SW, Washington, DC 20242

    Dedicated on April 9, 2002, honors the little known but widely felt contributions of an important founding father. The memorial stands in West Potomac Park, near the intersection of Ohio Drive and Eas…

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  • Washington DC Monuments: The Jefferson Memorial

    Jefferson Memorial

    Ohio Dr SW & E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024

    DC's tribute to one of our nation's most notable forefathers, Thomas Jefferson, is a must-see. The open air domed building houses a standing statue of the honoree and overlooks the scenic Potomac Rive…

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  • Korean War Veterans Memorial

    Korean War Veterans Memorial

    Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024

    This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat. Engraved on granite blocks near the water po…

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  • Washington DC Monuments: The Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial Cir SW, Washington, DC 20242

    The Lincoln Memorial, located on the most western end of DC's National Mall, is an awe inspiring homage to our 16th President. Visitor's revel in not only the acute detail of Lincoln, but also in the …

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

    Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

    1964 Independence Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20024

    Dr. King's Memorial is situated on a four-acre plot on the northwest corner of the Tidal Basin adjacent to the Roosevelt Memorial. This memorial is not designed to be experienced in a single way wit…

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  • National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

    National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

    459 E St NW, Washington, DC 20001

    The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is centered in the 400 block of E Street, NW, Washington, DC and is the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. …

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  • Pentagon Memorial

    Pentagon Memorial

    1 Rotary Road Arlington, Arlington, VA 22202

    The Pentagon Memorial was created to remember and honor those family members and friends who are no longer with us because of the events of September 11th, 2001 at the Pentagon. The Pentagon Memorial …

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  • Theodore Roosevelt Island

    Theodore Roosevelt Island

    George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22207

    In the 1930s landscape architects transformed Mason’s Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America’s 26th president. They conceived a “real forest” d…

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  • Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

    Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

    Capitol Reflecting Pool, Washington, DC 20004

    The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C., honoring American Civil War general and U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant. It sits at the base of Capitol Hill on First Stre…

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