We study them in school and visit them by the millions. They are world-renowned symbols of our nation. But they are also shrouded in misinformation, mystery and mythology. How much do we really know about America s Greatest Monuments?

Appreciate our capitol s greatest shrines on a whole new level from the war memorials to the monuments honoring America s founding fathers to Arlington s eternal flame in Smithsonian Networks’ original program America s Greatest Monuments: Washington, D.C.

These soaring tributes in stone, steel, soil and sky have amazing stories to tell. They are a permanent record of our nation s history and evolution into the world s greatest democracy, a country of the people.