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George Mason Memorial

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The George Mason memorial is a little known treasure hidden behind the Jefferson Memorial. Great place to have a rest.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

At evening it is deserted and do romantic. I highly recommend for a couples for a romantic walk. And Mason is such an important historic figure but he is widely unknown so it is nice to learn about him from info displayed around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank O6378WFannag
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We were walking by and saw this. We decided to stop over and we are glad we did. It had just opened so everything was still new and clean. It will be a very nice place to sit when it is warm outside. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sdickey024
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We plotted this visit out when we laid out our plan to see the Jefferson Memorial. When we got there it was purportedly under construction. Albeit there was no one there working on it. So we wandered into it. There is information on George Mason's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by this memorial on the way to the Jefferson memorial. Mason looks very relaxed sitting in the center. Doing research it showed that he wrote the Virginia Bill of Rights that the US Bill of Rights was paternned after.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed July 10, 2018

As it appears to be common, my family was crossing the bridge on our way to the Jefferson memorial when we saw signs saying there was a memorial under construction. Tucked away behind some beautiful landscaping and a short enjoyable walk, the Mason statue sits...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WaJello
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the George Mason Memorial while walking around the Tidal Basin. The memorial was well done even though it is currently undergoing renovations. The question we had: why is there a memorial to George Mason in Washington, D.C.? He was the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

We visited the George Mason Memorial almost by accident. Having visited Jeffersons memorial we were on our way to FDR when we came across this. I nice monument but we needed to check the info at the site to discover who exactly he was. Mason...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RoryBlanch
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The George Mason Memorial is often overlooked by tourists to D. C., but the location is just across the drive from the Jefferson Memorial, and it's worth a few minutes to learn of this author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights and delegate to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed April 11, 2018

The George Mason memorial statue i somewhere behind the Jefferson Memorial and well done as all DC statues are

Date of experience: April 2018
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