Explore historic landmarks and sites across the country with the United States Landmarks Notebooking unit. It includes 85 monuments, memorials, and other historic places from coast to coast to help students discover history and the stories of these famous places. Each landmark includes eight questions for students to answer as they do independent research on the history, use, and significance of each landmark. An additional research question is included to help students reflect on what they have learned. 92 pages total.
The national landmarks explored in this resource include the following: Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home; Alamo; Arlington National Cemetery; Betsy Ross House; Black Maria; Brooklyn Bridge; Cape May Lighthouse; Centennial Baptist Church, Helena, Arkansas; Chrysler Building; Clara Barton National Historic Site; Clara Barton School, Bordentown, New Jersey; Colonial Williamsburg; Confederate State Capitol Building, Hempstead County, Arkansas; DC War Memorial; Dodge City; Edmund Pettus Bridge; Ellis Island Immigration Museum; Empire State Building; Flatiron Building; Ford’s Theater; Fort Sumter; Fort Union Trading Post; Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial; Gateway Arch; George Rogers Clark Memorial; Golden Gate Bridge; Hagley Museum; Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation; Hermitage; High Trestle Trail Bridge; Historic Jamestowne; Hoover Dam; Independence Hall; Kennedy Space Center; Korean War Veterans Memorial; Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site; Liberty Bell; Lincoln Memorial; Little White Schoolhouse; Louisville Slugger Museum; Mackinac Bridge; Marine Corps War Memorial; Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park; Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Mount Vernon; Mystic Seaport; National Air and Space Museum; National Archives Museum; National Museum of American History; National Museum of Natural History; National Museum of the American Indian; National World War II Memorial; New York Stock Exchange; Newport Mansion; North Conway Train Station; Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum; Old North Church; One World Trade Center; Pearl Harbor; Pike Place Market; Portland Head Light; President John F. Kennedy Gravesite (Eternal Flame); Robert Treat Paine House; Roosevelt’s Little White House State Historic Site; San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church; Sandy Hook Lighthouse; Shelburne Museum; Space Needle; Spoonbridge and Cherry; Statue of Liberty; Steamboat Natchez; Stone Mountain; Supreme Court of the United States; Thomas Jefferson Memorial; Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco; U.S. Capitol Building; Vicksburg National Military Park; Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Washington Monument; Washington Monument State Park; Washington’s Headquarters (Valley Forge National Historical Park); White House; and Wright Brothers National Memorial.