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Dedicated ToName of Monument/MemorialBonus Information
PresidentCompleted in 1884, it is 555 feet, 5.5 inches tall.
PresidentLocated on the Tidal Basin and modeled after Rome's Pantheon.
PresidentOpened in 1922. Inscribed with the Gettysburg Address and his second Inaugural Address.
PresidentLocated at the base of Capitol Hill. This man was a Civil War General before becoming President.
PresidentOpened in 1997, it is a 7.5 acre memorial.
PresidentEternal Flame. His widow and two of his brothers are buried nearby.
PresidentOn Columbia Island; features Texas granite monolith.
Founding Father'Forgotten Founder,' from Virginia. Wrote Virginia Declaration of Rights.
Bridge; Reunification of North and SouthConstructed 1926-1932, crosses Potomac and connects the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington House on Columbia Island.
War DeadEstablished 10/27/2004; features statue The Spirit of Freedom.
Civil War Naval Dead1877-1878; Located on U.S. Capitol grounds, commemorates naval deaths at sea during U.S. Civil War.
Freeing of U.S. Slaves1876. Original title was to be 'Freedmen's Memorial Monument to Abraham Lincoln.'
U.S. Statesman'Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable.'
Confederate GeneralUnder control of National Park Service since 1933.
Sailors and Marines who died in ship explosionSinking of this ship in Havana, Cuba harbor in 1898 led to the Spanish-American War. Memorial designed by Nathan C. Wyeth.
WarCommemorates the citizens of the District of Columbia who served in 'The war to end all wars.'
Dedicated ToName of Monument/MemorialBonus Information
WarOpened in 2004. Has 4,048 stars and 56 columns.
War VeteransDedicated in 1995, has 19 steel statues of soldiers on patrol.
War VeteransDesigned by Maya Lin. Dedicated 11/13/1982. 58,261 names are engraved in black granite.
War DeadLocated in Arlington Cemetery. Guarded by the U.S. Marine Corps.
Armed ServicesLocated in Arlington, Virginia. Shows raising of U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima.
Armed ServicesHas 3 stainless steel spires 270 feet high.
Armed ServicesDedicated 05/23/1928. Located in Arlington Cemetery.
Armed ServicesLone Sailor looks out over plaza with map of the world.
Naval War Hero'I have not yet begun to fight!'
Civil ServantsOver 18,600 names of fallen officers are engraved.
Mathematician/ScientistUnveiled 04/22/1979.
South American Liberator1959. Bronze equestrian statue, located near the Organization of American States (OAS).
ShipwreckUnveiled 05/26/1931, by President Taft's widow.
AstronautsDedicated to the astronauts and teacher who died on 01/28/1986 when their craft exploded shortly after takeoff.
Victims of TerrorismGift from Scotland to USA; 270 blocks of red Scottish sandstone commemorate lives lost on 12/21/1988.
Victims of TerrorismOpened 09/11/2008, commemorating the 184 people who died here on 09/11/2001.

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