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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

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Park Service To Reopen Washington Monument In May

The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.

03/20/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Washington Monument Lights Up Baltimore For The Holidays

Mark the night. The holiday season officially begins in Baltimore. The sky is lit up with fireworks and the Washington Monument is now bathed in light.

12/05/2013

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Statue Removed After 179 Years For Washington Monument Renovations

George Washington was asked to move out before construction crews moved in.

11/26/2013

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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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Scaffolding On Washington Monument To Come Down

The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks.

10/31/2013

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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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Best Places In Baltimore To Take Family Photos

Ready, set, pose! Capture that special moment in time with family at these memorable locations in Baltimore.

09/13/2013

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Washington Monument To Illuminate As Earthquake Repairs Continue

Making the most of a monument under repair. Two years ago, an earthquake damaged the Washington Monument, closing it off to visitors.

07/08/2013

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Americans Gather In Nation’s Capital For July 4th Festivities

Tourists and locals alike were staking out spots on the National Mall Thursday afternoon for a Fourth of July fireworks display and a patriotic concert featuring Barry Manilow and Neil Diamond.

07/04/2013

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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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