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Address: West Potomac Park, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202/426-6841
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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This is a small memorial located just a short walk from the much larger and more impressive Thomas Jefferson memorial. There's a small statue of George Mason and you can get some... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

When George Washington calls George Mason 'the wisest man of our generation' I take notice. When Thomas Jefferson calls George Mason a mentor. I wonder why I have not noticed this superhero of the creation of the United States before. I admit my history may not be at a scholarly level, however this man is really important. His contributions helped... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a small memorial located just a short walk from the much larger and more impressive Thomas Jefferson memorial. There's a small statue of George Mason and you can get some nice pics next to it. The rest of the memorial is really nothing particularly special.

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

First, this is very close to the Jefferson Memorial. However, it's tucked away. I came by during the middle of the day, and I was the only one there! I got some pictures, but I felt bad it was so poorly kept.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This memorial is only 13 years old and is so unkempt!! Weeds are the only thing in the flower beds. No flowers have been planted. The grass on the lawn is nonexistent. Again, only weeds. The only flowers are dandelions. The inscriptions need too be power washed. Just so sad to see this. Total bummer.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Forgotten founding father George Mason has not yet been quite forgotten. His memorial is nicely done, off to the side as you walk from FDR to Jefferson. It's especially nice when the flowers are in bloom, but also if you're just on a stroll.

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Just south of the Jefferson Memorial and across the way from the Washington monument, this out-of-the way area is the home of the George Mason Memorial.. As the author of the bill of human rights adopted by the Virginia legislature, he laid the foundation for many of the concepts and some of the language in the Declaration of Independence and... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Mr. Mason's efforts had a profound impact on U.S. History, but is often lost due to ineffective history teachings and apathy. Study his efforts, they impact you even today. This memorial is quiet and off the Tidal Basin, and it's a good visit.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I took a group of students there last week after walking around the Jefferson Memorial. George Mason is not too far on the other side of the street next to a fountain. The statue is very nice and the students loved sitting on it to take some pictures. It is a nice Memorial but nothing in comparison to the other... More 

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

George Mason was quite a guy, according to Thomas Jefferson. I learned a little something about George Mason at this simple, but pretty memorial, right next to the Jefferson Memorial. If you are in the neighborhood, stop by, it appears few tourists do. But plenty of joggers in the area enjoying the solitude of the monument and surrounding park.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

They have a very informative sign in front of the Memorial that talks about him and why he is important. Nice little fountain there as well. Very quiet.

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Additional Information about George Mason Memorial

Address: Address: West Potomac Park, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202/426-6841
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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