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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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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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National Mall Overhaul Draws $10M Gift From Volkswagen

Plans to overhaul neglected sites on Washington’s National Mall with lakeside gardens, grassy amphitheaters and restaurants with views of the nation’s memorials are getting a boost from a German carmaker.

05/02/2013

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Washington Participating In Pillow Fight Day

The nation’s capital is set to host a mass pillow fight as part of International Pillow Fight Day.

04/05/2013

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Downtown Baltimore Covered In Green For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thousands of spectators are expected to crowd streets and sidewalks for the 58th annual Baltimore St. Patrick Parade.

03/10/2013

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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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