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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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Comments (101)

~Marlene~ on November 16, 2011

You're welcome, francesco... it's a beautiful city!

Best regards, Marlene

roymonotosh on November 16, 2011

Wonderful place and picture !


All the best ! Greetings, ROY

~Marlene~ on November 16, 2011

Thank you so much, roy, for the very nice comment & the Like. I am honored by the Y*!

Best regards, Marlene

Dieter Behrens on November 16, 2011

Beautiful building...LIKE 14...

Greetings from Indonesia, Dieter

Вадим Крюков on November 16, 2011

Beautiful photo! With best wishes, Vadim.L + F

Heinz Peierl on November 16, 2011

Schön festgehalten

Gefällt mir.

Like 16

Viele Grüße von der Mosel


Ali Asghari on November 16, 2011

hi mabel65/Marlene

very nice


Cindy Breen on November 16, 2011

Very nice shot Marlene


We have your President visit us today but he is only here for one day....


Raingard Ricklefs on November 16, 2011

PS Was heisst Mabel 65 ????

~Marlene~ on November 16, 2011

RR... this is the Jefferson Memorial. Check the 1st Comment for the information. It is a beauty!

Buts Yuri on November 16, 2011

LIKED-20! Beautiful photo! Greetings from Ukraine, Yuri.

~Marlene~ on November 16, 2011

Dieter... Heinz... Ali... Marion... and... Yuri...

Thank you all so much for the very nice comments and the Likes. I appreciate it very much!

Best regards, Marlene

~Marlene~ on November 16, 2011

Thank you very much, Vadim, for the nice comment & the Like. I am honored by the Y*!

Best regards, Marlene

mar-al on November 16, 2011

Piękna architektura


Pozdrawiam, Marek

~Marlene~ on November 16, 2011

Thanks so much, Marek, for the nice comment. I'm happy you Like it!

Best regards, Marlene

bronzebrick on November 16, 2011

Such a great place to take photos, they're all beautiful! Like and YS.

Greetings, bronzebrick

~Marlene~ on November 17, 2011

Thank you so much, bronzebrick, for the kind words and the Like. I'm honored by the Y*!

Best regards, Marlene

Danielcarlsbad on November 17, 2011

Perfect shot of those peristyles.


Greetings, Daniel

~Marlene~ on November 17, 2011

Thank you very much, Daniel, for the nice comment and the Like. I am honored by the Y*!

Best regards, Marlene

Dezso Biczo © on November 17, 2011


stunning image, congratulations ...and thanks for the INFO


Best regards • Dezső - HUNGARY

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 14, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by ~Marlene~
    • 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
    • No flash