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As others have said, it is impossible to get close to this monument, but it does form a fitting... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Another good stop and monument

Another large monument and good stop as your on a walking tour of DC. Good photos opp. Have seen... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Oshawa, Canada
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We saw this impressive monument clearly as we approached it while walking down Constitution Ave. The told of the monument is gold which stands out. It is a beautiful monument, but there is no walkway up to it. Some people were walking through the wet...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

As others have said, it is impossible to get close to this monument, but it does form a fitting tribute. We noticed a number of passers by stopping and trying to find out the background to the structure. It would be helpful if it was...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The statue is visible from quite a distance due to it’s “gold top” but unfortunately its location just to the left of southern side of White House means it’s now cut off from visitors for “security reasons”. How can it be “a fitting tribute” if...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This monument was only pointed out as we were near the white house on a walking tour. You would miss it if not on a tour. Not really impressive anyway

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Another large monument and good stop as your on a walking tour of DC. Good photos opp. Have seen this one on television.

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This is a tall memorial celebrating the U.S. Army's First Division. It was erected with private funds to honor the valiant efforts of the soldiers who fought in World War I.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 12 September 2017

While driving past the White House, we noticed this monument. It was originally built by the World War I veterans of the 1st Division. President Calvin Coolidge dedicated it in 1924, and it contains plaques with the names of the Division's dead from many wars....More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 14 August 2017

First Division Monument has added many war add ons over the year, but the statue is the highlight. It's on the plaza in President's Park, if you get in the corner and have a long lens you might be able to get a better shot...More

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great yet overlooked monument to the sacrifice of so many. The sword of flames is beautiful.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The First Division Monument is located in Presidential Park (White House ground) just in front of the old executive building on 17th street NW. Nowadays traveler can only get the photo from afar since the White House expanded the restricted area. It used to be...More

Thank Prawet J
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