Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks actually protects some of the older parkland in the National Park System. Areas within this premier park provide visitors with ample opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; and celebrate the United States commitment to freedom and equality.
Beyond great American icons, National Mall and Memorial Parks also manages several important memorial sites, such as:
George Mason Memorial
John Ericsson Memorial
Old Post Office Tower
Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site.
National Mall and Memorial Parks includes the following Icons:
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
World War II Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The other nearest attractions :
The Supreme Court
West Potomac Park
US Botanic Garden.
Various Museums :
Smithsonian Institution Building (also known as the Castle).
Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building
Smithsonian National Air&Space Museum
Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Smithsonian Freer Gallery.
Smithsonian Sackler Gallery
Smithsonian Natural History Museum
Smithsonian American History Museum
National Gallery of Art.
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