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Address: West Potomac Park, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202/426-6841
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Nice when plants are blooming

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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Ronneby, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was walking around in the park and noticed this lonely guy resting on a park bench. I had no idea who he was but figured he must be important since there's a memorial about him. Could be some more information about him.

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Morristown, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

It is near the Jefferson Memorial. It is much smaller but still very nice. There are signs to guide you there. He was very important to our country and adults and kids alike would benefit from knowing more about him.

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The George Mason Memorial is so unknown and unadvertised that 90% of all tourists (even those visiting the Tidal Basin memorials) would never see it if not for the small signpost by the road. Mason was a great man, and a Founding Father of our country, being so involved with the Bill of Rights and his influence with the individual... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

This was the first memorial that we saw. I will be honest, I did not remember this man. However after reading his work and what he did, it was actually pretty nice and amazing. I won't divulge the awesome fact of who he mentored, but it is a must to go. This was a great memorial to set the stage... More 

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