Age Strong! Live Long! Walk
Your Guide to the National Mall
To learn more, or to register for the Walk,
please visit olderamericansmonth.org.
The U.S. Administration on Aging
The National Mall is not only the venue of the Age Strong! Live Long! Walk.
It is also home to some of our Nation’s most revered monuments and national
treasures. After you participate in the morning Walk, take some time and go
see the National Mall’s many offerings.
The Lincoln Memorial. In addition to honoring President Lincoln, this memorial has been the
stage of historical protests and speeches. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his “I have a dream…”
speech here in 1963.
Lincoln Memorial Circle, SW
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial
and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall all make up the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, paying
tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is the best-
known piece of the memorial. Two reflective granite walls are engraved with the 58,521 names
of those killed or missing in action.
Constitution Ave. and Henry Bacon Dr., NW
The Washington Monument. The 555’ tall monument to George Washington is the centerpiece
of the National Mall. It’s height and shape make it the most visible monument in Washington, D.C.
Constitution Ave. and 15th St., SW
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial honors President Jefferson for his role as an American
Founding Father. Rent a paddleboat here and spend the afternoon floating in the Tidal Basin.
15th St., NW, South Bank of the Tidal Basin
The U.S. Capitol. As the seat of power for the longest standing democracy in history, the U.S.
Capitol has been called one of the most symbolically important buildings in the world. The. U.S.
Capitol Visitor Center features exhibits and information on a variety of topics ranging from the
captivating history to the artistic architecture of the Capitol. Please note you will not be allowed
to take any bag larger than 14” wide by 13” high by 4” deep into the Ca