The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States. The neoclassical building was designed by John Russell Pope and it was built by Philadelphia contractor, John McShain. Construction began in 1939, the building was completed in 1943, and the bronze statue of Jefferson was added in 1947.
This memorial is an incredible place for private tours of Washington DC and is a stop on the DC IN A DAY TOUR. The Thomas Jefferson Memorial deserves to be a rich part of any visit and is always recommended for any tour in DC. The Tidal Basin is excellent backdrop for taking photos and our licensed DC tour guides will gladly help guests get the best shots!
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