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In the spring, blooming cherry trees frame the front of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. The memorial is modeled after the Pantheon in Rome. (Karen Bleier/AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation The pillars that represent different states of the U.S.Last minute inauguration hotel deals
Here, at the beginning of the memorial, is a statue showing Roosevelt seated in a wheelchair like the one he used. (Destination D.C.) Back to slideshow navigation The National Cathedral is the sixth largest cathedral in the world.Last minute inauguration hotel deals
(Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation A vendor puts out fruit samples on Aug 1, 2009, at Eastern Market, where consumers can find a large variety of fresh local fruits and vegetables, flowers, delicatessen, meat, cheese, poultry, bakery and dairy products.Last minute inauguration hotel deals
(Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation Thousands of tourists visit the Lincoln Memorial each year. The memorial, which honors President Abraham Lincoln, sits prominently on the western part of the National Mall and offers great views of the other pres.