The Nation's Most Awe-Inspiring Memorials

POSTED: 12:28 PM PDT August 22, 2011    UPDATED: 7:38 AM PST January 11, 2012 
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

The nation's newest memorial is a 30-foot granite statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, was recently unveiled in Washington, D.C. Here are some of the nation's most dazzling tributes to leaders, war heroes and others who will never be forgotten.