Constitution Gardens


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Constitution Gardens

Address:900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024

Phone:202-426-6841
Fax:202-724-0764
Web: www.nps.gov/coga/
Size: 52 acres.
Established: Dedicated in May of 1976 and designated a separate park unit in 1982.
Location:At Constitution Ave. and 17th St. in Washington, D.C.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é).
Special Features:Once located under the Potomac River, site housed naval office buildings from 1917-1970 and was later dedicated by President Nixon in honor of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution. In July of 1982, the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence Memorial was dedicated on the small island in the lake. Park hosts an annual naturalization ceremony for new citizens.

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The water features were specially designed to convey the message of Constitution Gardens, which aim to tell the story of the state of Kuwait before and after its formation.
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