Washington D.C.

Jewl Imparato

Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is Washington's tallest and most iconic structures. It was opened to the public 125 years ago on October 9, 1888. This monument is a tribute to George Washington. It took a century to plan and construct, & was not completed until the 21st president was in office.
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Lincoln & Jefferson Memorials

The Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C. It was dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, one of the most important of the American Founding Fathers. It was built in 1943 by John Russell Pope, Eggers & Higgins. The Lincoln Memorial was built to honor the 16th President of the United States. It is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It's architect was Henry Bacon. The memorial has been the site of many famous speeches, such as Martin Luther KIng's "I have a dream" speech.
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Vietnam & Korean War Memorials

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a 2-acre National memorial in Washington, D.C. It honors U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War,& service members who died in service. It was built in 1982. The Korean War Memorial is located in Washington D.C.'s West Potomac Park. It was built in 1995 to honor those who served in the Korean War.
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U.S. Capitol

The United States Capitol, often called the Capital or Capital Hill, is the seat of the United States Congress. It sits atop Capitol Hill, at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The original building was completed in 1800 and was subsequently expanded, particularly with the addition of the massive dome. The Capitol building was used for Sunday religious services as well as for governmental functions. The first services were conducted in the "hall" of the House in the north wing of the building.
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Supreme Court

The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and such number of Associate Justices as may be fixed by Congress. The number of Associate Justices is currently fixed at eight. Power to nominate the Justices is vested in the President of the United States, and appointments are made with the advice and consent of the Senate.

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Museum of Natural History

The National History Museum has Exhibitions on earliest human origins; development of world cultures; ancient and modern mammals, birds, amphibians, and sea creatures. My favorite display is the sea creatures because I am very interested in nautical environments.
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Holocaust Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is theUnited States official memorial to the Holocaust. Adjacent to the National in Washington D.C, the USHMM provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history. It is dedicated to helping leaders and citizens of the world confront hatred, prevent genocide promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy.
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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is a U.S. Military Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia across the Potomac River from Washington , in whose 624 acres (253 ha) have been buried the dead of the nation's conflicts beginning with the American Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars.

The cemetery was established during the Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, which had been the estate of the family of Confederate general Robert E. Lee's wife Mary Anna. The cemetery, along with Arlington House, Memorial Drive, the Hemicycle, and the Arlington Memorial Bridge form the Arlington National Cemetery Historic District, listed on the in April 2014. Like nearly all federal installations in Arlington County, it has a Washington mailing address.

The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

The Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to American service members who have died without their remains being identified. The tomb however has never been officially named. It is located in Arlington National Cemetery

Grave site of Audie Murphy

A Texas farmboy who became an American Legend. Audie's mother died when he was 16 he and his siblings were sent to live in an orphanage. To escape this life he looked to the Marines. During the war Audie and his troops were attacked, he ordered his troops back and alone he contested the enemy on a abandoned burning tank destroyer. He fought off the enemy for nearly an hour and came back to the U.S alive. He returned a war hero.

Mast of the USS Maine

The USS Maine Mast Memorial is a memorial honoring those who died aboard the USS Maine on February 15, 1898, after a mysterious explosion destroyed the ship while at anchor in Havana Harbor. Which was opened to the public on May 30, 1915

Challenger Memorial

On Jan. 28, 1986 during the Space Shuttle Challenger launch something went wrong and the shuttle exploded just seconds after take off, killing all seven crew members. It was nearly two months before the remains were recovered from the ocean floor, about 18 miles off the shore of Cape Canaveral. This memorial was made to honor the seven crew members who died on this horrific day.

Kennedy Gravesite

The John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame is a presidental memorial at the gravesite of U.S. President John F. Kennedy , in Arlington National Cemetery The permanent site replaced a temporary grave and eternal flame used during President Kennedy's funeral on November 25, 1963 and this is his final resting place

The White House

The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.
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The National Zoo

The National Zoological Park, commonly known as the National Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States, and as part of the Smithsonian Institution, does not charge admission. The address of the National Zoo is 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008. You can find Pandas, a variety of birds, snakes, and insects, also elephants, and lepords. My favorite animal is the Panda.
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