National Mall

The National Mall is an open-area national park in downtown Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. The National Park Service (NPS) administers the National Mall, which is part of its National Mall and Memorial Parks unit. The term National Mall commonly includes areas that are officially part of West Potomac Park and Constitution Gardens to the west, and often is taken to refer to the entire area between the Lincoln Memorial and the United States Capitol, with the Washington Monument providing a division slightly west of the center. The National Mall receives approximately 24 million visitors each year.

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District Of Columbia War Memorial - History
... memorial to be erected in West Potomac Park, part of the National Mall near the Lincoln Memorial, and remains the only local District memorial on the National Mall ... in Congress stating the memorial should be expanded and designated the national memorial to World War I ... In July 2010, the National Park Service announced that restoration work, funded by the federal stimulus package, would soon begin on the memorial ...
Museum Of Military Medicine - History - 20th Century
... which later formed the basis for the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and led the AMM into research on infectious diseases while discovering the cause of yellow fever ... The AMM's library and part of its archives were transferred to the National Library of Medicine when that institution was created in 1956 ... During its peak years on the National Mall in the 1960s, the Museum saw "as many as 400,000 to 500,000 people coming through" annually ...
Marine Corps Marathon - Course
... National Memorial and FDR Memorial ... The runners loop back along Independence Avenue on the side closest to the National Mall and the Korean and WWII Memorials before making a left turn onto 15th Street at the National Monument ... At Madison Drive, runners pass through the MCM "Gauntlet" and down the north side of the National Mall, running by the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American History and ...
National Mall - Transportation - Motor Vehicle Parking
... General visitor parking is available along Ohio Drive SW, between the Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson Memorials ... Bus parking is available primarily along Ohio Drive, SW, near the Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson Memorials and along Ohio Drive SW, in East Potomac Park ...
Smithsonian (WMATA Station)
... Smithsonian is a side platformed Washington Metro station at the National Mall in Washington, D.C ... same intersection, and the north entrance is on the south side of the Mall near Jefferson Drive, Southwest ... Washington Monument, the Tidal Basin and other tourist attractions on and near the National Mall ...

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