Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.
Another setback for an American treasure—the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. Two years after an earthquake cracked and crumbled parts of the structure, the cost of repairs has grown to $26 million.
Making the most of a monument under repair. Two years ago, an earthquake damaged the Washington Monument, closing it off to visitors.
It’s a view of the Washington Monument in D.C. like you’ve never seen before. This week crews topped off the scaffolding needed to fix damage caused by 2011′s earthquake.
After months of repairs following the East Coast earthquake, Baltimore’s historic Basilica is set to reopen–just in time for Easter.
Workers have started building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to the damaged stonework following a 2011 earthquake.
Get ready to rumble. Millions in the United States and several countries are set to participate in an earthquake preparedness drill Thursday.
The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument’s earthquake damage, though it may take two more months before work begins at the National Mall site.
The United States Geological Survey reports that there was a minor earthquake in eastern Frederick County.
A seismic assessment of the Washington Monument has concluded that it’s “extremely unlikely” another earthquake in the next two millennia will damage the monument any more than last year’s 5.8-magnitude quake.
Odds are, you remember where you were exactly one year ago today. August 23, 2011 is when Maryland was rocked by the largest earthquake in living memory.
The Washington National Cathedral has received a $5 million gift from the Lilly Endowment Inc. for restoration of damage caused by last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.