Washington Monument

Washington Monument

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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Accident Reported On St. Paul & E. Centre Street

A serious accident has been reported on St. Paul and E. Centre Street.

12/11/2012

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Thousands Gather For Baltimore’s Washington Monument Lighting Ceremony

Folks are getting into the holiday spirit in Maryland as they gather in Mount Vernon for an annual lighting ceremony. The Washington Monument in Baltimore will soon become a bright spot of the season.

12/06/2012

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Best Books About Baltimore

With crabs, history, crime and football, the personality of Baltimore is multifaceted. As such, books about Charm City reflect the varying aspects, from times gone by to more recent developments, both in fiction and non-fiction alike. These are the best books about Baltimore, perfect for locals and visitors alike.

11/26/2012

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Metro Plans Changes For D.C.’s Marine Corps Marathon

Metro is making some changes to accommodate runners of Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon.

10/26/2012

Washington Monument Damage

Work Won’t Be Quick As Contractor Is Chosen For Washington Monument Repair

The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument’s earthquake damage, though it may take two more months before work begins at the National Mall site.

09/26/2012

Washington Monument Damage

Study: Earthquake Damage To Monument Unlikely

A seismic assessment of the Washington Monument has concluded that it’s “extremely unlikely” another earthquake in the next two millennia will damage the monument any more than last year’s 5.8-magnitude quake.

08/24/2012

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Authorities Educating Marylanders On Safety After August 2011 Earthquake

Odds are, you remember where you were exactly one year ago today. August 23, 2011 is when Maryland was rocked by the largest earthquake in living memory.

08/23/2012

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