Author of the Declaration of Independence, statesman and visionary for the founding of a nation. Read More
History of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Bronze Statue being lifted into place within the Memorial Chamber
A Spokesman for Democracy
Thomas Jefferson was a complex, 19th-century man with a wide ranging impact on the very makeup of American itself.
A Pantheon Among the Cherry Blossoms
Situated on the Tidal Basin among the Japanese flowering cherry trees, the Jefferson Memorial is the perfect place to experience peak bloom.
Last updated: March 30, 2018