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Address: West Potomac Park, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202/426-6841
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Nice statue of one of the founders of our nation. The fountain was off during our visit, but views around were still nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Nice statue of one of the founders of our nation. The fountain was off during our visit, but views around were still nice.

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Wilmette, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

...he got a relativity small memorial. But what an interesting and intelligent founding father. Tucked behind the Jefferson Memorial and on the way to the FDR Memorial please find the George Mason. We loved this out of the way and totally exposed to the elements memorial; it was a bit refreshing in a town of grandiose. Not only did we... More 

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Thank CWilmette
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

There is not much too it, but it's a nice memorial to check out. My son enjoyed seeing the statue and getting a picture with it. The pool was drained, probably for the season.

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Thank GRWLR51
Marysville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

This memorial is a life sized bronze cast added to an already existing pool/fountain. It's tucked in a corner away from most of the other memorials. We happened upon it walking from the Jefferson Memorial to the Roosevelt Memorial. But it's not directly on the way. Unfortunately, this memorial is as unknown as he currently is. But, he was very... More 

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Thank JeffMarysville
Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

No one here as it is away from everything but the flowers were beautiful and this was a nice little setup. If you need a quiet place to go for awhile, this is it. Enjoy.

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Sorrento, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We found this intriguing memorial on our walk to the Jefferson Memorial. The Memorial is a beautiful park surrounded by flowers and trees. There is a fountain in the middle of the memorial and a statue of George Mason sitting on a bench. The George Mason Memorial is a national memorial to George Mason. It is near the Potomac River... More 

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Thank Reed M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It stands pretty close to Jefferson memorial. George Mason was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Philly. I like him because he was anti-slavery. A man ahead of his time.

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Thank HelenaGuerra
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Awesome memorial in a beautiful park that is lined with flowers and trees. There is a nice fountain in front of it. Mason is sitting on a big "bench" so to speak and you can sit right by him. It is so huge and amazing. A must see when you're by Jefferson Memorial in Potomac Park.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

So this may not be a top destination on a city tour, but I'd highly recommend it. I learned about a man that both Jefferson and Washington looked up to and whose ideas informed the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. I found the charge he gave to his son very challenging: would I risk everything I have... More 

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Euless, Texas, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This small memorial is just across the street from all the other memorials. It's on the cherry tree trail. It's a lovely memorial which doesn't get enough honor. We happened across the George Mason Memorial while on a volksmarch. Although I'd visited the area before with tour guides no one had pointed this lovely memorial out to us. It features... More 

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