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Washington Monument Repairs

Washington Monument

Washington Monument To Reopen May 12 After Repairs

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years due to a 2011 earthquake.

03/25/2014

Washington Monument Damage

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

Washington Monument

Washington Monument Repairs Require Huge Scaffold

Repairs to the Washington Monument will require massive scaffolding to be built around the 555-foot obelisk and may keep it closed into 2014 after it was damaged by an earthquake last year, the National Park Service said Monday.

07/09/2012