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Explore the history, culture, science, nature, architecture, and stories that link the iconic spaces in the National Mall and Memorial Parks to our nation and its people. The articles collected here are produced by NPS staff at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.
August 22, 2011
Did You Know?
Inside the rotunda of the Jefferson Memorial, Thomas Jefferson is quoted, "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."