Constitution Gardens


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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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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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Constitution Gardens were created to celebrate 50 years of Kuwait's Constitution, by providing a world class public park in Kuwait City, known as the Golden Jubilee Martyr's Park in Kuwait City.
On my last day I returned to Constitution Gardens to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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Move the WWII Memorial 150 feet to the north, back to Constitution Gardens and the first choice of the American Battle Monuments Commission.
Pinckney NHS was created when Congress decided that, where possible, every delegate to the Constitutional Convention should be honored by a unit, a clearly impossible and undesirable step superseded, perhaps, by the creation of Constitution Gardens in the nation's capital.
Examples include the Sears Tower and John Hancock Center in Chicago; Canary Wharf in London; the Washington Mall and Constitution Gardens in Washington, D.
Examples include the Sears Tower and John Hancock Center in Chicago; Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai; Canary Wharf in London; the Washington Mall and Constitution Gardens in Washington D.
The national event will begin with representatives from L-P, IGA and Coca-Cola USA planting the first "Big Dig" tree on the National Mall, Constitution Gardens in Washington DC on Thursday, April 20th at 9:00 am for the Earth Day XXV Celebration.

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