The Washington Monument has been closed again after its second elevator outage in two days.
The National Park Service says there were 63 people at the top of the Washington Monument when an elevator failed, not one person as the agency originally reported.
The protests in Baltimore led right to Mount Vernon, where protestors overwhelmed the Washington Monument lighting.
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.
The National Park Service says it is investigating what caused the elevator at the Washington Monument to malfunction two days after the building reopened.
It took nearly three years and $15 million to do it but Monday, the Washington Monument is once again open to the public.
Nearly three years after an earthquake shook the nation’s capital, the Washington Monument will finally reopen to the public.
Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.
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.
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.
She’s Baltimore’s Statue of Liberty and thanks to historians and preservationists she’s about to get a new home.
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.