The high point of Washington DC has had kind of a low profile the last few years—but that’s about to change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
George Washington was asked to move out before construction crews moved in.
Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.
The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks.
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.
Ready, set, pose! Capture that special moment in time with family at these memorable locations in Baltimore.
Making the most of a monument under repair. Two years ago, an earthquake damaged the Washington Monument, closing it off to visitors.
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.