See Washington DC Attractions and Travel Guide
Click for Washington, District of Columbia Forecast

See Washington DC Attractions & Travel Guide to Monuments, Memorials & Museums 
Home | Monuments/MemorialsMuseums | Historic Sites and Buildings | Other Places of Interest | Getting To and Around DC |  Mobile


View Larger Map

 

U.S. Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial)

U. S. Marine Memorial Route 50, near Arlington
National Cemetery
Arlington, VA
Phone: (703) 285-2601

Hotels near the USMC Memorial

The U.S. Marine Corps Memorial (also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial) which commemorates all the marines who have died in battle since 1775, is one of the largest bronze statues ever cast at 78-foot tall . The monument, created by Felix W. deWeldon, is based on the famous Joseph Rosenthal photograph capturing the flag being raised on Mount Suribachi during the World War II battle for Iwo Jima.  Open: Open 24 hours. Admission: Free  Metro: Roslyn  Related Links:  U. S. Marine Corps Memorial Site (National Park Service.

 

2012 and Designed by  Destinetion

News  | Sports | Events| DC History Advertise on See Washington DC |  About See Washington DC  | 

Link to SeeWashingtonDC  |  Buy Washington Books & DVD'sSite Map