Potomac River Tidal Basin, West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C

Photographs from the Potomac River Tidal Basin

 

 

A brief history:

 

  • The Tidal Basin (Potomac River Tidal Basin) is a man-made inlet located in West Potomac Park next to the Potomac River and Washington Channel, it was built in 1897 to catch overflow from the Potomac & prevent flooding.

 

  • The banks of the Tidal Basin are lined with the famed "cherry blossom" trees given as a gift from the Japanese government.

 

 

Things to look out for around the Tidal Basin:

 

 

  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial

 

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

 

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

 

  • George Mason Memorial

 

  • Japanese cherry trees

 

  • Kutz Memorial Bridge

 

  • Japanese Pagoda

 

  • Japanese Lantern and First Cherry Tree Planting

 

  • Tidal Basin Paddle Boats

If you would like to see more of my photography from around the Potomac River Tidal Basin please visit these galleries:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are interested in any of my photography and or/are interested in purchasing a photograph(s) then please visit my photography portfolio at Fotolia by Adobe Stock by clicking on the link below:

 

Fotolia

https://en.fotolia.com/partner/205349213

Print Print | Sitemap
© Liberty Photo Art