Washington Monument Reopens Wednesday, July 14The National Parks Service for the National Mall announced Monday that the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors after a six-month closure.
Washington Monument Lights Go Out Sunday Night, NPS Investigating WhyThe Washington Monument lights went out earlier Sunday night, and now the National Park Service is working to find out why.
Washington Monument, Other Attractions Along DC's National Mall Closed Due To 'Credible Threats' Ahead Of InaugurationSeveral Washington DC attractions along the National Mall, including tours of Washington Monument, are temporarily closed due "to credible threats to visitors and park resources" ahead of the President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
The Show Must Go On: Months Of Planning Lead To COVID-Safe Virtual Holiday Lighting Of Baltimore's Washington MonumentDuring a year when so many things were closed or canceled due to the pandemic, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore was determined the 49th annual lighting of the Washington Monument would go on.
Five Cheap Or Free Things To Do With The Family In The Baltimore Area This WeekendLooking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? Look no further: there are a number of events happening in the Baltimore area that are sure to get you and your loved ones in the holiday spirit or widen your horizons.
Elevator Briefly Breaks Down At Reopened Washington MonumentThe newly upgraded elevator at the Washington Monument stopped working just days after reopening to the public following a three-year renovation project.
Light Show Projection On Washington Monument Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 LandingOn Saturday, a 17-minute show “Apollo 50: Go for the Moon” was on display with a full-motion projection-mapping artwork on the Washington Monument while archival footage recreated the launch of Apollo 11.
Light Show To Commemorate Apollo 11 Launch On Washington MonumentA "once in a lifetime" event will honor the Apollo 11's launch in Washington, D.C. The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will project a full-sized, 363-foot Saturn V rocket on the east side of the Washington Monument July 16-18.
Baltimore-Native Presented Key To D.C. For Philanthropy WorkA Maryland man who has given millions to some of Washington's most treasured monuments was given something in return.
Reocurring Issues at the Monument Continue Washington WoesAfter several safety concerns and issues over its elevator, the Washington Monument has been closed for the time being.
Elevator Trouble Closes Washington Monument IndefinitelyThe Washington Monument will be closed indefinitely because of ongoing problems with its elevator, the latest in a series of woes for one of the city's most enduring tourist attractions.
Workers Freed After Getting Trapped in Washington Monument ElevatorThree people were trapped inside an elevator at the Washington Monument on Saturday night, authorities confirmed to WJZ.
Best Outdoor Art In BaltimoreBaltimore is home to some of the most influential art museums and schools in the world, and produces street art of astonishing talent and scope. From its roots deep in history to its cutting edge modern art, Baltimore has always been a trendsetter, and a stroll through its parks and streets are enough to show how art is the very heart and soul of the city.
Engineers Continuing To Assess Damage To Historic Park TowerEngineers with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources are continuing to assess the damage to a 188-year-old stone monument in Washington County, after it was struck by lightning in June.
Washington Monument Reopens In Time For Independence DayFive years in the making. Saturday, the Washington Monument was reopened just in time for Independence Day.