DC Memorial and Monument Tour for 2014 Fellows

On a beautiful Friday evening, fellow ILFers gathered at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial to begin a night full of history and fun facts. The group continued to seven other sites: the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument, World War II Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial. As dusk approached, the group witnessed a change of landscape and enjoyed an ambient sunset as we walked down the mall. The tour concluded on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial just past 10:30pm with the evening sky providing the perfect scene to appreciate the evening lighting of the memorials and monument.

Our stroll through the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial.

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The group standing in admiration of the Thomas Jefferson statue.

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A group picture at the Washington Monument with a view of the mall and the Lincoln Memorial.

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Enjoying the sunset as we walk down the mall towards the World War II Memorial.

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ILFer, Linda Ren, sharing the history and significance of the Vietnam War Memorial.

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A beautiful night’s view of the Washington Monument from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

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~ Page written by 2014 ILF Fellows Kimberly Dao ;Photos provided by Tar Rakhra

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