Our nation’s capital is full of landmarks. They honor important Americans. They also tell the story of our country’s history. Here are a few famous landmarks. Which one would you like to visit?
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Martin Luther King Jr. fought for equal rights. This memorial honors him.
The Lincoln Memorial is a monument honoring Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. president.
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Visitors pay tribute to fallen U.S. soldiers at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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The Washington Monument honors George Washington, our first president.