5 Historic Landmarks to Discover in the United States

Statue of Liberty:  Located in New York Harbor, this iconic symbol of freedom and democracy was a gift from France in 1886.

Mount Rushmore:  Situated in South Dakota's Black Hills, this massive sculpture features the faces of four U.S. presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt.

Independence Hall:  In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, this historic building is where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were debated and adopted.

The Alamo:  Located in San Antonio, Texas, this former mission is famous for the 1836 battle where Texan defenders fought against Mexican forces.

The White House:  The official residence and workplace of the U.S. President, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.