Cantilever benches featuring a pool of water underneath, surrounded by gravel
Civic Monuments, Historical Monuments

The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

Every morning at precisely 9:37 AM a moment of silence descends upon the grounds of the Pentagon Memorial. The water that flows into the strategically placed reflective pools ceases and for 1-minute the tragic loss of 184 American lives are remembered in silence. Located just outside the Pentagon, the construction of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial began in 2006. The…

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Washington Monument a tall neutral colored obelisk monument, it is surrounded by a circle of American flags, with bright blue skies and fluffy white clouds
Civic Monuments, Historical Monuments

Top 5 Must See Monuments in D.C.

Every year millions of people visit our Nation’s Capital to learn more about our nation’s history. Washington D.C. is well known for its plethora of civic monuments, erected to honor and pay tribute to our many ancestors and the veterans that fought bravely for the American people and the American dream. When touring the Capital bear in mind the significance…

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white boat parked at dock of uss arizona in pacific ocean
Historical Monuments

Pearl Harbor Memorials in Hawaii

Today is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and Americans everywhere are reminded of the sacrifices and lives lost during WW2 and the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Every year millions of people from around the world travel to Oahu, Hawaii to visit the Pearl Harbor Memorials and pay tribute to the 2,403 people that lost their lives on December 7,…

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many stones laying below a granite headstone featuring Star of David with inscription featured in text
Historical Monuments

Holocaust Memorial in Bonaventure Cemetery

Located amidst the many monuments and memorials of the Bonaventure Cemetery stands a single headstone memorial covered with stones. This memorial marks the resting place of the ashes of 344 victims of the Holocaust. It has been more than 70 years since World War II and the Holocaust came to an end and this memorial remains, keeping the memories of…

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