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Residents Differ On What’s Best For Md. Monument

A spherical decanter made of stone was the first thing Frederick visitors saw more than 200 years ago as they drove their horses and buggies across the Jug Bridge and over the Monocacy River. Now, more than 70 years after the bridge’s collapse, and after a few moves from its original location, the jug-shaped monument sits in a small city park on Maryland 144 near Interstate 70 and off the beaten path.

05/26/2014

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Washington Monument Elevator Examined After 60 Walked Down Nearly 900 Steps

The National Park Service says it is investigating what caused the elevator at the Washington Monument to malfunction two days after the building reopened.

05/22/2014

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Washington Monument Reopening After Earthquake

It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.

05/12/2014

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Washington Monument To Reopen Almost 3 Years After Earthquake

Nearly three years after an earthquake shook the nation’s capital, the Washington Monument will finally reopen to the public.

05/09/2014

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Earthquake Repair: Surveyors Checking Height Of Washington Monument

Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.

11/07/2013

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Baltimore’s Washington Monument To Undergo $5M Repair

Repair work on Baltimore’s Washington Monument is about to get underway. It’s a major project that’s meant to restore the historic structure to its original condition when built 200 years ago.

10/21/2013

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Thousands Push Through Barriers In D.C. To WWII Memorial

A march to get things going again in D.C. Thousands arrived at the National War World II Memorial, pushing through barriers Sunday morning to protest the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

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Baltimore’s Statue Of Liberty: Lady Baltimore Has A New Home

She’s Baltimore’s Statue of Liberty and thanks to historians and preservationists she’s about to get a new home.

10/04/2013

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Eisenhower Memorial To Include High-Tech Features

Despite ongoing disagreement over the design of a national memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, planners are creating a high-tech virtual memorial to accompany the monument.

08/30/2012

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Korean War Vets In Washington Co. Seek Monument Funds

Some Washington County Korean War veterans say they’re seeking private and public funds for a monument to those who served.

10/18/2011

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Dedication Of MLK Memorial Postponed By Hurricane

A planned weekend dedication of the Martin Luther King Junior Memorial on the National Mall has been postponed until September or October due to the approaching Hurricane Irene.

08/25/2011

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Annapolis Honors Coretta Scott King With Memorial Garden

It’s been more than a year in the making, but a memorial garden has been completed to honor the late Coretta Scott King.

07/24/2011