Korean War Veterans Memorial
Nineteen steel soldiers wander through clumps of juniper past a wall bearing images of the ‘Forgotten War’ that assemble, in the...
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The opposite of DC's white, gleaming marble is this black, low-lying 'V,' an expression of the psychic scar wrought by the Vietnam War....
National Academy of Sciences
Made up of approximately 2100 members, including almost 200 Nobel Prize winners, these are the guys the government hits up for...
west end of Mall, at 23rd St · interesting places nearby
Lincoln Memorial information
Anchoring the Mall's west end is the hallowed shrine to Abraham Lincoln, who gazes peacefully across the reflecting pool beneath his neoclassical Doric-columned abode. To the left of Lincoln you can read the words of the Gettysburg Address, and the hall below highlights other great Lincoln-isms; on the steps, Martin Luther King Jr delivered his famed 'I Have a Dream' speech.