Nation's war memorials built so that we will never forget

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Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 12:00 am

More than 1,000 acres of parkland in our nation's capital are home to many of the most cherished symbols of this country.

National Mall & Memorial Parks is responsible for the sites, administering, interpreting, maintaining and preserving the Washington Monument, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, D.C. War Memorial, National World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, George Mason Memorial, Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol to the White House, the National Mall, East and West Potomac Parks, Constitution Gardens, 60 statues and numerous other historic sites, memorials and parklands.

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