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:
Inside a marble temple, Abraham Lincoln sits -- his gaze cast straight ahead upon the US Capitol, a symbol of the Union he helped defend and preserve during this country’s bloodiest conflict. Today, the words of the 16th president’s greatest speech, the Gettysburg Address, live on, inscribed inside this stirring memorial.
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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.