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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Comments (101)

Volkert Weidl on November 22, 2011

Beautiful Place, nice composition and colors, YS7 + LIKE36! Best wishes from Germany, Volkert

Paul Strasser on November 22, 2011

A beautifully framed shot. The light is just perfect. Like very much.

Kind regards, Paul

~Marlene~ No Views! on November 22, 2011

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

Best regards from Michigan, Marlene

~Marlene~ No Views! on November 22, 2011

Thank you again, Paul, for the very nice comment and the Like. I appreciate your visit very much!

Best wishes from Michigan, Marlene

Prisoner_of_today on November 26, 2011

Very beautiful view, nice shot, like! Good luck, Artem

~Marlene~ No Views! on November 26, 2011

Thank you very much, Artem, for the lovely comment and good wishes. I'm happy you Like it!

Best regards, Marlene

Wonderful photo! Like!

~Marlene~ No Views! on December 1, 2011

I thank you again, Nick, for the kind remark. I am happy you Like it!

Best regards, Marlene

Yosarsif مهدی کلهر on December 2, 2011

A nicely framed shot.

L40

Gr, Mahdi

~Marlene~ No Views! on December 2, 2011

Thank you again, Mahdi, for the kind words and the Like. I appreciate your visit very much!

Best wishes, Marlene

Ngo Minh Truc on December 4, 2011

Hi! mabel65/Marlene :) THE JEFFERSON MEMORIAL taken by my daughter :))

~Marlene~ No Views! on December 4, 2011

Very nice photos, Ngo Minh Truc... thanks for sharing! I hope she enjoyed her visit.

Best regards, Marlene

khoi tranduc on December 5, 2011

Very nice photo! Like!

~Marlene~ No Views! on December 5, 2011

Thank you again, KhoiTran for the nice comment & the Like.

Best wishes, Marlene

volnat on December 6, 2011

Impressive view, nice shot. LIKE. Best wishes, volnat.

~Marlene~ No Views! on December 6, 2011

Thank you again, volnat, for the very nice comment. I'm happy you Like it!

Greetings from Michigan, Marlene

Chinappi on December 10, 2011

This is a beautiful photo. Thanks you for sharing. It deserves (and I do) a << VOTE + LIKE >>.

I really found your photo in order to vote … not so easy …

More generally, you have a beautiful gallery.

Thanks for your visit / comments.

See you soon… Best regards from Grasse, in France.

Bernard.

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~Marlene~ No Views! on December 10, 2011

Thank you very much, Bernard, for the nice comment and the Like. I am honored by your VOTE. I appreciate your efforts in the contest!

Best regards, Marlene

Chinappi on December 11, 2011

;-)

MarekEwjanStachowski on December 16, 2011

VOTED - I like this picture
greetings from Poland – Marek :)

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Photo details

  • 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
    • No flash

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