The National Mall is not actually in New York, it is in Washington D.C. Here are some historical facts about the National Mall in Washington D.C

The National Mall is a large open park area that stretches over two miles from the U.S. Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, with the Washington Monument at its center

The National Mall was established in 1791 as part of Pierre L'Enfant's plan for the layout of Washington D.C., the new capital of the United States

The National Mall has been the site of many significant events in U.S. history, including presidential inaugurations, political protests, and major civil rights demonstrations

The first public building on the National Mall was the Smithsonian Institution Building, also known as the "Castle," which opened in 1855 

The Lincoln Memorial, which honors the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, was dedicated in 1922 and has since become a symbol of American democracy

The National Mall is home to numerous war memorials, including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the World War II Memorial

The National Mall is also home to many museums and cultural institutions, including the Smithsonian museums, the National Gallery of Art

The National Mall is a popular site for public gatherings and events, including the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which takes place every spring