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56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Memorial

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Great accidental find!

We stumbled upon this by accident while walking around seeing the sights! This was so nice and in a... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
Shannon K
Utica, New York, USA
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Peaceful Place

This little memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence is located on an island... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Tallahassee, Florida
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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!

Thank Shannon K
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

Thank newlymarriedman12
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

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

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.

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

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.

Thank JamieJustine
Reviewed November 2, 2016

The 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence Memorial is part of the Constitution Gardens. It is located in a small Island in the pond not far from the Vietnam Memorial. The bridge to the Island is on the Constitution Avenue side. There are 56...More

1  Thank Prawet J
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We were following our map and it kept saying it was surrounded by a garden and water. We stumbled upon it. Actually the area was kind of dirty and almost forgotten. Glad we found it finally

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Like everything in Washington DC, each memorial is as important as the previous one. I suggest you take a bus tour around town so you can maximize your time there. Also parking is awful but we found a garage under the AARP building. It cost...More

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