Jefferson Memorial


President Jefferson was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence and the founder of the Democratic and the Republican party.

Located

16 E Basin Dr. SW, Washington, DC 20242

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Some Facts

President Franklin D. Roosevelt thought that this would be a great memorial to the Founding Fathers of the United States and to Thomas Jefferson.

  • 1938
    • Construction started on Dec. 15, 1938.
    • The cornerstone was laid on November 15, 1939, but Franklin Roosevelt.
    • Finished in 1943
  • Architects
    • John Russell Pope
    • Eggers & Higgins

From here

You can see the White House. If you look at the White House you will be able to see the 2 levels of the White House. They keep the trees trimmed for this reason.

Pictures

Here are some pictures

My Thoughts

This was something cool to see. I mean a larger-than-life statue of Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd president of the United States of America. It was just an amazing thing to see.

Video

Yep, I did a short video


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