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District of Columbia War Memorial

National Mall, Washington DC, DC
+1 202-426-6841
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National Mall, Washington DC, DC
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+1 202-426-6841
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to DC many times and this was the first time I noticed this memorial. The structure is very nice and the message it delivers is nice too. Maybe it is meant for locals that is why the locations was chosen, but it is...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You could almost miss this memorial, as it stands off to the side amongst some trees, and may not be as grand as the other memorials in the National Mall. This circular structure with columns holding up a domed roof honors the Washington residents who...More

Thank MyTwoCent s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is hidden in the trees and not on the main drag of the National Mall. Easy to miss even if you knew to look for it. The memorial lists the names of 499 Washingtonians who died in WWI and is the only memorial for...More

Thank Turner S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Unfortunately the placement of this memorial is inconvenient. You will probably miss as most visitors will walk around the other side.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've known about this monument for many years, having walked past it many times on my way to the Frisbee fields on the mall. Quite interesting to see it's been around since the 1930's and was dedicated by Herbert Hoover. Commemorates Washington DC dead from...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

went to a wedding here in June 2017. It was very serene and DC - feeling. This is further afield than the other monuments and the "main drag," so it's nice. Surrounded by lots of grass and shade. With all DC National Mall sites though,...More

Thank 305KMD
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Although this memorial is significant to all people everywhere, I am sure the it holds special significance to all Americans to to all those who lost loved ones. I consider it a privilege to have visited it.

Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's been restored over the past 10 years, it's a nice little memorial for those from DC who fought in WWI

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Maybe it's because I don't fully understand what the memorial symbolizes, but while this is a nice memorial and all, I always found it to be overshadowed by the other memorials. It's not boring mind you, but it just seems to be one that seems...More

Thank arjuny1210
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Our daughter rented this site for two hours for $90, and it was the ideal place for a wedding on a July summer day. We lucked out with the weather, in that we had low humidity and a breeze on a mid-80s day. But even...More

Thank quiinc
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