WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The National Park Service announced Monday that the Washington Monument is closed after lightning struck the tip Sunday, damaging an electronic access system.
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Live at the Lincoln Memorial. Lightning hits Washington monument. Absolutely incredible pic.twitter.com/S1ivKTTS0gREAD MORE: Maryland Residents Starting To Get Booster Shots After CDC Announcement
— Travis Nix (@tnix113) August 15, 2021