Jefferson Memorial

Washington National Mall

Washington National Mall

On a blistering hot June day.

Jefferson Memorial
Jefferson Memorial, seen from near the Unites States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Security and traffic cameras
Security and traffic cameras on the Washington Mall.
The White House
The back of the White House, as seen from the Washington Mall.
The Second Division Memorial
Memorial to the US Army Second Division in World War I, near the White House
Rural scene on the Washington Mall
Very rural-looking scene with a pond, trees and empty expanses of grass, on the Washington Mall.
Ann Richards School wreath at the Vietnam Women's Memorial
A wreath from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial
American Legion wreath at the Vietnam Women's Memorial
A wreath from the American Legion at the Vietnam Women’s Memorial.
Vietnam Women's Memorial
The Vietnam Women’s Memorial honors those women who served in Vietnam, mostly as nurses.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Washington Monument.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall aligned with the Washington Monument in the distance.
The Wall at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Wall at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, with etched names above and memorials below.
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The wall starts low to the ground on the left, and is etched with the names of service members who died in the war.
The Three Soldiers, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Statues of “The Three Soldiers” at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, with memorials in the foreground.
The Three Soldiers, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Statues of “The Three Soldiers” at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Patrol at the Korean War Veterans Memorial
Stainless steel statues of soldiers on patrol at the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Each statue is slightly larger than life-size.
Patrol at the Korean War Veterans Memorial
Stainless steel statues of soldiers on patrol at the Korean War Veterans Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Faces etched into the wall at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, with reflections from the statues at the Memorial
Washington Monument and Capitol
Washington Monument and the Capitol, as seen from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Washington Monument and the Reflecting Pool
Washington Monument and the Reflecting Pool. The green peaked roof of the Library of Congress can be seen on the right, behind the much closer red brick building of the Smithsonian Castle.
Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial
Behind the statue of Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial.
Ceiling of Lincoln Memorial
Ceiling of the Lincoln Memorial. The original skylight has been supplanted by spotlights shining through the glass.
Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial
Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial.
Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool
Washington Monument and the Reflecting Pool seen from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The World War II Memorial is at the other end of the Reflecting Pool.
Steps of Lincoln Memorial
Steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The states of the reunited Union can be seen above the column, with Lincoln inside the memorial.
70th Anniversary of D-Day in the Pacific
Wreath at the World War II Memorial honoring the 70th anniversary of D-Day in the Pacific, as the invasion of Saipan was termed, began a day before the Normandy invasion.
Lincoln Memorial, World War II Memorial
View of the Lincoln Memorial from the World War II Memorial.
Women in World War II at World War II Memorial
Tribute to women at the World War II Memorial from Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, first Secretary of Education for the United States and first director of the US Women’s Army Corps.
Washington Monument from World War II Memorial
Washington Monument seen from the World War II Memorial, with the Capitol barely visible beyond.
World War II Memorial and State of Washington wreath
The wreath for the State of Washington at the World War II Memorial.
Victory wreath at World War II Memorial
The arches at the World War II Memorial have a sculpture showing a laurel victory wreath dropping down from above.
World War II Memorial and War in the Atlantic
Looking through the fountains toward the end of the World War II memorial devoted to the Atlantic war.
World War II Memorial and War in the Atlantic
World War II Memorial looking across the fountains to the section devoted to the War in the Atlantic.
War in the Pacific, World War II Memorial
World War II Memorial showing a portion of the area devoted to the War in the Pacific
Washington Monument
Washington Monument from near the Tidal Basin
Outside wall of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Most of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum does not allow photography, which is understandable. This plaque is on the outside of the building.
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