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Boy Scout Memorial

15th Street, NW between E Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, DC
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Interesting tribute just blocks from the White House

Since my son is an Eagle Scout, I wanted to visit this memorial. It was an interesting tribute... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
KayGee62
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Austell, GA
via mobile
Scout it out

This memorial is located very close to the White House grounds, on our first attempt to see the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
ga2rwayne
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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19 Oct 2016
“Scout it out”
29 Jul 2016
“Another statue of sort”
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15th Street, NW between E Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, DC
Federal Triangle
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Since my son is an Eagle Scout, I wanted to visit this memorial. It was an interesting tribute located just blocks from the White House. If you're in the area, you should go see it!

Thank KayGee62
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This memorial is located very close to the White House grounds, on our first attempt to see the memorial the Secret Service close the area around the White House and we could not get to it. The next day we were able to visitThe memorial...More

Thank ga2rwayne
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Another statue as a memorial to Boy Scout of America. It is situated right in front of Department of Commerce and a few minutes walk from the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion. A nice place to sit for a break from seeing the White House and/or just...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Very / too symbolic 'manhood & womenhood ideals' with the large man & woman next to a boyscout, with the wrong dimensions of the statues, .... Some complain the man is nearly nude & judge this inappropriate. It is not, if you check the symbolism....More

1  Thank belgianvisit0r
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I have an Eagle Scout at home, he wanted to see this memorial. It is very nice. We met boy scouts from all over the country while we relaxed at the memorial. Very nice

1  Thank RyanfromIowa
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

A nearly totally nude man standing behind a Boy Scout next to a scantly clad woman doing a magic trick. I'm an Eagle Scout with two Eagle Scout sons and even after reading the explanation I was still disturbed. I'm glad there is a tribute...More

2  Thank Tomster5
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

After spending several years in various Scout leadership positions, I always enjoy seeing this monument. Unfortunately, this time of year, the pool is drained. The grounds around it are in need of attention, several bald spots on the lawn.

Thank J-from-Marysville
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Makes you wonder if there are any "Boy Scouts" in Washington DC? I was so tempted to grab s bottle of bleach and a brush to scrub this. This was a real shame.

1  Thank Esmeralda B
Reviewed 9 April 2015

The boy scout memorial is a nice little spot on the east side of the ellipse. It is easily accessed from 15th St. NW. There are nice benches where you can sit and reflect. If you are in the area, it's worth a quick stop....More

Thank oklybb
Reviewed 29 January 2015

The Boy Scout Memorial is one of many monuments placed in and around The Mall in Washington, this one being not far from the White House. While created for a good organisation, this is probably one of our least favourite seen during our visit to...More

Thank BradJill
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