District of Columbia: Einstein Memorial
Few parts of the country have as many cherished monuments as Washington, D.C. But if you’ve already seen the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials, think like a genius and find your way to the Albert Einstein Memorial at the National Academy of Sciences.
Three memorable Einstein quotes are engraved on his bench in a shady grove on the academy grounds, and the paper he holds shows three of his most important scientific contributions (including, yes, the theory of relativity).
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