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:
The single largest loss of civilian life on US soil is commemorated at the 9/11 Memorial in NYC. Located on the grounds where the Twin Towers once stood, bronze parapets are inscribed with the names of 2,983 individuals -- including John Robert Cruz, a 32-year-old employee of Cantor Fitzgerald who became engaged 2 weeks before the attacks.
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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.