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A-Z U.S. Landmarks

By: ​Jessica Lewis    


A​ is for ​Alamo

https://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/experiences/news/photos/top-10-all-am erican-landmarks

The Alamo today is a museum in downtown San Antonio, Texas. The Battle of the Alamo was a key  event in the Texas Revolution. 


B​ is for ​Browns Canyon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the​ united states

Browns Canyon National Monument is 21,586 acres in Colorado and was designated by President Barack  Obama on February 19, 2015. 


C ​is for ​Chiricahua

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Chiricahua National Monument is a key of the National Park System located in the Mountains of  southeastern Arizona. The monument was created on  April 18, 1924, to protect its balancing rocks.   


D​ is for ​Devils Tower

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Devils Tower is made from of igneous rock in the Mountains near northeastern Wyoming, above the  Belle Fourche River. 


E ​is for ​Empire State Building

http://www.listchallenges.com/150-most-famous-landmarks-in-the-world

The Empire State Building is a 102 story skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building  has a roof height of 1,250 feet and stands a total of  1,454 feet tall, including its antenna. 


F ​is for ​Freedom Trail

https://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/experiences/news/photos/top-10-all-am erican-landmarks

The Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile long path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts, that passes by 16  locations from the history of the United States.   


G ​is for ​Golden Gate Bridge

http://www.listchallenges.com/150-most-famous-landmarks-in-the-world

The Golden Gate Bridge is a wide bridge over top the Golden Gate, the one mile wide river connecting San  Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.   


H​ is for ​Hollywood Sign

http://www.listchallenges.com/150-most-famous-landmarks-in-the-world

The Hollywood Sign is an symbol and landmark located in California. It sits on Mount Lee, in the  Hollywood Hills. The sign overlooks Hollywood, Los  Angeles. 


I​ is for ​Independence Hall

https://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/experiences/news/photos/top-10-all-am erican-landmarks

Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the  United States Constitution were debated and adopted. 


J​ is for ​Jewel Cave  

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

The Jewel Cave is currently the third longest cave in the world, with about 200 miles of passageways. It is  located about 13 miles west of a town in South  Dakota. 

 


K​ is for ​Kilauea Volcano

http://www.travelandleisure.com/slideshows/americas-most-beautiful-landmarks#6

Kilauea is a currently active volcano near the Hawaiian Islands, and the most active of the five  volcanoes that together form the island of Hawaii. 


L​ is for ​Lava Beds

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Lava Beds National Monument is located in northeastern California. The monument lies on the  northeastern flank Lake Volcano and has the largest  total area covered by a volcano in the Cascade Range. 


M​ if for ​Mount Rushmore

https://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/experiences/news/photos/top-10-all-am erican-landmarks

Mount Rushmore Memorial is a massive sculpture in South Dakota. Made in 1941 and is 60-ft.-high. It  shows U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas  Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.  


N​ is for ​National Mall

https://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/experiences/news/photos/top-10-all-am erican-landmarks

The long National Mall is home to some monuments including the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington  Monument. At the eastern end is the domed U.S.  Capitol, and to the north us the White House.   


O​ is for ​Oregon Cave

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve is a protected area in the northern Mountains of  southwestern Oregon. The 4,554 acre park, including  the marble cave, is 20 miles east of Cave Junction 


P​ is for ​Pipestone

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

The monument is located just northwest of the city of Pipestone, near the South Dakota border. It was  created in 1937 to protect the local pipestone which  were mayde of a relatively soft red stone used by the  Plains Indians to make pipes for smoking on special  occasions. The monument occupies 282 acres. 


Q​ is for ​John ​Q​uincy Adams house

https://www.nps.gov/adam/planyourvisit/index.htm

John Q. Adams house was in Braintree, Boston. John Q. Adams and his father were the first father and  son presidents.      


R​ is for ​Rainbow Bridge

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Rainbow Bridge is the largest natural bridge in the world at 290 feet tall and 270 feet across. Rainbow  Bridge is considered a symbol of creating clouds,  rainbows and rain - the essence of life in the desert. 


S​ is for ​Statue of Liberty

http://www.listchallenges.com/150-most-famous-landmarks-in-the-world

The Statue of Liberty is a sculpture in New York City. The Statue of Liberty is a gift from France to the  USA. The Statue of Liberty celebrates her birthday  on October 28th in honor of the day she was  officially accepted by the president of the United Sta  in 1886. 


T​ is for ​Tule Springs Fossil Beds

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, a United States Monument near Las Vegas, Nevada was  established in 2014 to protect Ice Age artifacts     


U​ is for ​Upper Missouri River Breaks 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

The Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument is a national monument protecting the Missouri  Breaks of central Montana, United States. It is  managed by the of Land Management. 


V​ is for ​Vermilion Cliffs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Vermilion Cliffs National Monument is located in Arizona, south of the Utah state line. This National  Monument is 293,689 acres in area and protects the  Paria Plateau, Vermilion Cliffs, Coyote Buttes, and  Paria Canyon.   


W​ is for ​White House

http://www.listchallenges.com/150-most-famous-landmarks-in-the-world

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. It is  located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington,  D.C., and has been the residence of every U.S.  president since John Adams in 1800. 


X ​is for ​Richard Ni​x​on's House

https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/057_pral.html

Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when  he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do  so. 


Y​ is for ​Yucca House

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Monuments_of_the_United_States

Yucca House National Monument is a United States Monument located in Montezuma County, Colorado  between the towns of Towaoc and Cortez, Colorado.    


Z​ is for ​Zion National Park

https://www.nps.gov/hfc/cfm/carto-atoz.cfm?letter=z

Zion National Park is a southwest Utah nature preserve by Zion Canyon’s steep red cliffs. Zion  Canyon Drive cuts through its main section, leading  to forest trails along the Virgin River. The river flows  to the Emerald Pools, which have waterfalls and a  hanging garden. 


A-Z U.S. Landmarks is a book that can help teach kids the alphabet if they need help  with it. You can also use the book to teach  kids about some of the landmarks here in the  U.S. 

A z U.S. landmarks  

A-Z U.S. Landmarks is a book that can help teach kids the alphabet if they need help with it. You can also use the book to teach kids about...

A z U.S. landmarks  

A-Z U.S. Landmarks is a book that can help teach kids the alphabet if they need help with it. You can also use the book to teach kids about...

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