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George Mason Memorial

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

Thank Jill L
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

Thank newlymarriedman12
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

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

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

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice little stop on the way back from the jefferson memorial. I wish there was more about him on the area

Thank Littlemisschef88
Reviewed February 9, 2018

This is a small monument in an alcove between FDR and Jefferson Memorials. When I visited it was being refurbished, which is great because it looked like it may have been forgotten for awhile. An early American hero worthy of a nice monument, and a...More

Thank sjhokie
Reviewed November 3, 2017

This is a small memorial located next to the better known Jefferson and FDR memorials. I would recommend taking the brief walk over in between seeing the other memorials.

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