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African American Civil War Memorial


African American Civil War Memorial

1925 Vermont Avenue NW, 20001, DC

Honoring the African-American soldiers who fought during the U.S. Civil War, this memorial statue is located at the corner of 10th Street and U Street. The 9-foot statue was completed in 1997 and became a part of the National Mall and Memorial Parks within the National Park Service and children can earn a Junior Ranger badge by inquiring about the statue through the National Mall and Memorial Parks office.

Recent Traveler Reviews

Really informative and well laid out

by holtspa

We visited the Museum on a slightly damp Sunday afternoon. The visit lasted just over an hour, including the introductory film. Throughout the time we both learned an enormous amount, and the very...
Learned Something New

by Jessica C

Thought I knew everything I possibly could about slavery, but of course I was wrong. Very informative and insightful. Seeing artifacts from the war and official documents was amazing. Glad I...