8 Key Historic Landmarks in the USA

Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania

Site of the pivotal Civil War battle in 1863, it's marked by numerous monuments and the famous Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

A Greek-style monument honoring President Abraham Lincoln, famous for Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963​

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

This park preserves over 4,000 archaeological sites, including well-preserved cliff dwellings of the ancient Pueblo people

Statue of Liberty, New York

An iconic symbol of freedom and independence, this copper and steel statue was a gift from France and dedicated in 1886​

Alcatraz Island, California

Known for its infamous prison, Alcatraz Island offers tours that provide insights into its history as a federal penitentiary

Independence Hall, Philadelphia

The birthplace of American democracy, where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were debated and adopted

Historic Jamestowne, Virginia

The site of the first successful English colony in America, established in 1607, and a key location in the story of America's founding

The Freedom Trail, Boston

A 2.5-mile path that leads through 16 historically significant sites, including Faneuil Hall, the site of key revolutionary speeches