US Memorials and Monuments
Journey to America’s greatest national memorials and monuments. See the landmarks that capture America's most important moments and leaders.Filed under:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
‘Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.’ These words -- from MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech -- inform the design of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Unveiled in October 2011, the memorial is the first of its kind on the National Mall in Washington, DC , to honor an African-American leader.
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You’ve heard of DC’s famous memorials around the National Mall. But the nation's capital has many others worth checking out, too. So ditch the guidebook and discover these overlooked DC memorials.
Take a trip to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC, to witness American patriotism and visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.