Patriotic Places to Visit in the U.S.

By Lauren Viera - 2013-07-03T16:59:13Z

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Lincoln Memorial

Washington, D.C.

The granddaddy of presidential memorials—a bit unique in that it's open 24 hours a day—sits in West Potomac Park, bookending the National Mall on its west side. It was dedicated in 1922, at a time when the country was united geographically, and you'll see Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address inscribed in the memorial’s south chamber.

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