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Get A Bird’s-Eye View From The Top Of The Washington Monument In D.C.

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.

05/15/2013

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After Months Of Earthquake Repairs, Baltimore Basilica Ready For Grand Reopening

After months of repairs following the East Coast earthquake, Baltimore’s historic Basilica is set to reopen–just in time for Easter.

03/27/2013

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Scaffolding Begins To Rise At Washington Monument In D.C.

Workers have started building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to the damaged stonework following a 2011 earthquake.

03/07/2013

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Maryland & Other States Preparing For Earthquakes

Get ready to rumble. Millions in the United States and several countries are set to participate in an earthquake preparedness drill Thursday.

10/18/2012

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Work Won’t Be Quick As Contractor Is Chosen For Washington Monument Repair

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.

09/26/2012

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USGS Reports Earthquake In Frederick County Saturday

The United States Geological Survey reports that there was a minor earthquake in eastern Frederick County.

09/15/2012

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Study: Earthquake Damage To Monument Unlikely

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.

08/24/2012

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Authorities Educating Marylanders On Safety After August 2011 Earthquake

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.

08/23/2012

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National Cathedral Gets $5 Million For Restoration

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.

08/23/2012

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Washington Monument Didn’t Sink After Earthquake

Government surveyors have found that the Washington Monument did not sink further into the ground as a result of last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

08/22/2012

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Washington Monument To Be Closed For A Year And A Half For Repairs

It may have stood up to last summer’s big East Coast earthquake, but the Washington Monument still needs a lot of help.

07/10/2012

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Baltimore Basilica Begins Repairing August 2011 Earthquake Damage

Last summer’s earthquake damaged buildings up and down the East Coast. Now, one of the most historic buildings is about to be repaired.

04/30/2012

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