on U.S. Postage Stamps

Jefferson Memorial

3.85-dollar stamp featuring the Jefferson Memorial illuminated at night and the Tidal Basin in the foreground
$3.85 Jefferson Memorial stamp

President Franklin Roosevelt, a Mason, laid the cornerstone for the Jefferson Memorial on November 15, 1939, and it was dedicated in 1943. The monument dominates the south bank of the Tidal Basin and lies directly to the south of the Washington Monument.