THE JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

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The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C. dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States. The neoclassical building was designed by the architect John Russell Pope and built by the Philadelphia contractor John McShain. Construction of the building began in 1938 and was completed in 1943. The bronze statue of Jefferson was added in 1947. The Jefferson Memorial is managed by the National Park Service under its National Mall and Memorial Parks division. In 2007, it was ranked fourth on the List of America's Favorite Architecture by the American Institute of Architects.

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~Marlene~ No Views! on April 23, 2014

Thank you very much for your visit & great comment, Ryandenver!

Best wishes, Marlene

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  • Uploaded on November 14, 2011
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    by ~Marlene~ No Views!
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
    • Taken on 2011/11/03 16:25:25
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 55.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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