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56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Memorial

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Island in Constitution Gardens, On the Mall, Washington DC, DC 20001
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

I didn’t know this existed. I saw it on TripAdvisor as I was walking in the area. It’s a cool memorial to some very brave men.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed February 2, 2019

We were just strolling around the area of the Reflecting Pool and, basically, just stumbled upon this Memorial. To access the Memorial, you cross a small wooden bridge onto an island. There are 56 stone blocks, each with a facsimile of the signer's actual signature....More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We had just left the Albert Einstein Memorial and were headed back toward the National Mall to see more museums. We saw a little lake with weeping willow tree, my wife and I love them, and walked over to take some pictures. There was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this by accident while walking around seeing the sights! This was so nice and in a beautiful setting on the water. Very good!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 88ShannonK
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This little memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence is located on an island in Constitution Gardens. It has the names, signatures, and some information about each signer. It was such a peaceful place. A family of Canadian geese came over which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TrailTrekker15
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Sorry that so few people know about these memorable stones, each dedicated to the signature of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The site is not signed which makes it difficult to locate but is not far from the mall. The stones...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lois C
Reviewed March 19, 2018

A stop along the walking tour of the mall. We almost did not notice it. Not huge or standing out. I wouldnt search specifically for this but a decent stop

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed November 3, 2017

This is a pretty area to sit down while visiting the national mall. I wouldn't call it a must see attraction for a short visit.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank jess290718
Reviewed March 25, 2017

I was not aware of this memorial until walking back to our hotel from the Lincoln and Vietnam War Memorials. Need to cross a little bridge to access this and worth it. Has large stone engravings of the Declaration of Independence signers. Quite impressive and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Difficult to find. The signatures of people I've never heard off cut into rock. Not very exciting. Probably why we were the only people there. Don't bother while in DC, there's plenty of better options out there.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank JamieJustine
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