Washington Monument

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Iconic DC landmark
The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, commander-in-chief of the Continental Army and the first American president.


    • psrickc
      psrickc 10 months ago
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      Come on everybody let's make HISTORY!
      Come on everybody let's make HISTORY! See you there.Gays on the Mall Sunday Jun 11 10:00am-6:00pm in Washington DC I'm Going Bookmark In solidarity of the Women's March on DC, I suggest we gays, friends, and families to descend on DC June 11, 2017 to let the current administration hear our voices.

    • BBUC
      BBUC Over a year ago
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      Wonderful spire
      We have visited this site many times, two of which for the assembly for the marches on Washington in the 80's and again a few short years ago. The stairs are no longer accessible due to safety concerns so the elevator is only way up, be prepared for a line.

    • YourPalPete
      YourPalPete Over a year ago
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      Tallest Structure in D. C.
      At 555 feet high, the Washington Monument is the tallest structure in Washington, D. C. By today's skyscraper standards, this structure is not that big, but when it first opened in 1888, it was the world's tallest structure! I have visited it several times, and there were lengthy entrance lines each time, so be prepared for a wait.