• African American Civil War Memorial

    African American Civil War Memorial

    National Memorial District of Columbia


The address is 1925 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20001. The memorial is located at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW, near the U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station.

GPS Coordinates

Decimal Minutes (GPS): N38 54.99323 W77 1.55861

Decimal (WGS84): 38.916554, -77.025977

Degrees Minutes Seconds: N 38° 54' 59.5938", W 77° 1' 33.5166"


Getting There

Three major airports link Washington, D.C. with the rest of the country and the world. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport all have limousine, taxi cab, or Metro services available that will connect with the National Mall.

Interstate 395 provides access to the Mall from the South. Interstate 495, New York Avenue, Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, and the Cabin John Parkway provide access from the North. Interstate 66, U.S. Routes 50 and 29 provide access from the West. U.S. Routes 50, 1, and 4 provide access from the East.

The Nation's Capital area is bicycle friendly and readily accessible to riders of nearly every skill level. For detailed information, see Bicycling Information.

There are several Metro, train, and bus routes from the suburban areas surrounding the city. In addition to Washington, D.C. public transportation, adjacent state and commonwealth transportation authorities offer train service from area cites to the Nation's Capital. See Public Transportation.

Street parking is available on Vermont Ave NW, but may be limited.

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