World War I

Washington, DC is home to many important memorials to the soldiers who fought in the “Great War” a century ago. Many of these 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