The capital city of the United Stated, Washington D.C. is divided into several districts: Downtown, North Central, West and East. National Mall, one of the distinguished landmarks of the city is located in the Downtown District. National Mall and Memorial Parks consists of various parks and monuments within the city of Washington, D.C.
|Location:||Between Independence and Constitution Avenues from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial|
|Architect:||Pierre (Peter) Charles L'Enfant; McMillan Commission|
|Governing Body:||National Park Service|
|Added to NRHP:||October 15, 1966|
National Mall and Memorial Parks was legally recognized in 1965, and contains some of the oldest sheltered park lands in the National Park Service. The areas within National Mall and Memorial Parks give visitors large advantages to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; celebrate the United States loyalty to freedom and equality.
The Park also includes 156 reservations, circles, fountains and other open spaces besides the memorial core. The National Mall and Memorial Parks has 24 million visitors each year. The reason for existence of the National Mall is to:
Besides being the most popular tourist destination attracting approximately 24 million visitors each year from all parts of the country, the National Mall and Memorial Parks is used for Protests and rallies, Presidential inaugurations, annual events and other recreational activities.
The National Mall the following landmarks, museums and other features
National Mall consists of Fords Theatre, The House where Lincoln died. The National Mall and Memorial Park also consists of Potomac Park, Hains Point and Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, African American Civil War Memorial, Constitution Gardens, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, George Mason Memorial, John Ericsson National Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall, National World War II Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Washington Monument.
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