The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A National Memorial
George Washington Memorial Parkway
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
As processions pass over the Potomac River from Washington, DC, they go around Memorial Circle and prepare to enter the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery through Memorial Avenue, which is lined with statues and monuments to American heroes.
The bridge stands as a silent witness to these solemn processions and honors the sacrifice and valor of those honored dead.
John F. Kennedy's casket crosses over Arlington Memorial Bridge in 1963. (National Archives)
Erected 2019 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 53.296′ N, 77° 3.198′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2912 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington DC 20418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rehabilitating a National Treasure (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alaska and Hawaii (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Ericsson Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Bridge for the Future (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pharmacists' War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.