World War I

Washington, DC is home to many important memorials to the soldiers who fought in the “Great War” a century ago along with several museum exhibits. Many World War I landmarks are accessible from downtown Washington and easily added to visitors’ itineraries.

A Century Later, We Can Still Remember

Arlington National Cemetery: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Argonne Cross

National Mall: District of Columbia War Memorial

White House Vicinity: The First Division Monument, the Second Division Memorial and Pershing Park

Experience the Great War Above the Trenches at the National Air and Space Museum

Serving with Paint, Paper and Pencils: Artist Soldiers of World War I

Beyond Washington, DC

A Century Later, Belgium Reflects on Its Recovery