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.
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
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
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)
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 thistemple, as in the hearts of the
people for whom he saved the Union, the memory