Daily Photo 5 January

DIGITAL CAMERAThe Thomas Jefferson Memorial

A Memorial in Washington D.C. dedicated to Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826).  One of the main writers of the Declaration of Independence and third President of the United States (1801 – 1809).

Construction was started in 1939 and the memorial was completed in 1943.  The bronze statue of Jefferson was added  in 1947.

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. la_lasciata says:

    And I observe it is modelled on the Pantheon in Rome – what better ?!

  2. shez says:

    I have always loved this monument–it is my favorite in DC!!

  3. Yay! My hometown 🙂 Well, I’m across the river in Virginia, so DC is my backyard! Love this monument.

  4. a beautiful piece of architecture- lovely photo!!

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