Welcome to the Elks Veterans Memorial
The Elks National Memorial is closed for the season. We will re-open April 18 2016
A monument in the truest sense, the Elks National Veterans Memorial was built in 1926 to honor Americans whose profound sacrifices for the nation can never be recognized by mere words. With its massive dome, heroic sculptures and intricately detailed friezes, the Memorial is a distinctively American interpretation of classical greatness.
On this website, you can explore the Memorial without leaving your chair. You can read about the building's history or take a virtual tour. When you're ready to come and see the Memorial in person, you can plan your visit, too.
Thanks to the following individuals for their generous online donations to the Elks Veterans Memorial Restoration Trust:
- Mike Gleason, Auburn, NY Lodge 0474
- Mark Berbower, Stockton, CA Lodge 0218
- Frederick Mensch
- Susan Trecartin, Green Valley, AZ Lodge 2592
- David Rakey, Mount Vernon, IL Lodge 0819
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