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Francis Scott Key Memorial Park

34th and M Street, NW, Georgetown, Washington DC, DC
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good57%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
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5 Nov 2017
“Quick visit, small statue”
5 Apr 2017
“Nice park near historic canal”
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34th and M Street, NW, Georgetown, Washington DC, DC
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a small, bt well kept park that can be easily overlooked if you're not paying close attention. There is some information, and a small bust of Key in the park. Can be seen in 5 minutes or less before heading out of or...More

Thank DM_1278
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

The park is at the end of Key Bridge in Georgetown. There is a small statue of Francis Scott Key and some information about him to American history. The memorial was built by the Francis Scott Key foundation and was donated to the Park Services...More

Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I really enjoyed crossing the bridge with the beautiful view of the Georgetown University, and then stopping at the Park before walking around the restaurants and shops and eventually walking to Georgetown. This a really beautiful area, highly recommeded for any trip to DC.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Small park for a great man who is the national anthem who composed it while he was under custody in a British ship bombing Baltimore 1814

1  Thank Mostafa A
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

There is a small public space along 34th and M in Georgetown known as the Francis Scott Key Memorial Park. This is a small area of public ground that was dedicated as a city park in 1993. You can walk through and all in 2-3...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

The park itself is nicely located close to the Potomac River in Georgetown. When you are in Georgetown for a tour, it is definitely worth stopping by here. You could combine it with a walk down at the river. The park is dedicated to the...More

1  Thank Hauke M
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This small park is a beautiful example of good city planning and it truly is an oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of Georgetown. It is well-kept and a nice place to spend time reflecting.

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Reviewed 12 April 2016

This place was very interesting. We really enjoyed it and read all of the info while we was taking photos!

Thank Deborah D
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Located on the left side of Key Bridge towards the direction of Arlington, Virginia and away from the center of Georgetown, this Memorial was difficult to find. I finally " found" it on my second attempt. The Memorial Park is small and there is no...More

Thank LolaGo1
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

You can find a bronze bust of the writer of the american national anthem Francis Scott Key in the small but charming park. It also his old town house.

Thank HelenaGuerra
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