Established in 1925 Sculptor—Gutzon Borglum











Declared a national monument in 1924



 Devils Tower National Monument.

The first U.S. national monuments, established in 1906 in northeastern Wyoming, U.S., near the Belle Fourche River. It encompasses 1,347 acres (545 hectares) and features a natural rock tower, the remnant of a volcanic intrusion now exposed by erosion.


Capitol of the United States, Washington, D.C.

Builders laid the cornerstone for the United States Capitol in 1793, and the building has been the seat of the country’s Senate and the House of Representatives since 1800. Since its original construction, the Capitol building has been expanded to more than twice its original size. The Rotunda stands 66 m (180 ft) high and is the symbolic centre of both Capitol Hill and Washington, DC.



Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

The Golden Gate Bridge links the city of San Francisco with Marin County to the north. The suspension bridge was opened in 1937 and since then has been one of the principal landmarks of both San Francisco and California.    


Statue of Lincoln (Lincoln Memorial)

The focal point of the interior of the Lincoln Memorial, in Washington, D.C., is a white marble statue of the US president Abraham Lincoln. It was made by Daniel French, and is 5.8 m (19 ft) tall. On the wall behind the statue are inscribed the words: “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory