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Washington Monument

National Monument - District of Columbia

The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army (1775–1784), in the American Revolutionary War and the first President of the United States (1789–1797). Located almost due east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial, the monument, made of marble, granite, and bluestone gneiss, is both the world's tallest predominantly stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 554 feet 7 11⁄32 inches (169m) tall.

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Official visitor map of National Mall and Memorial Parks in Washington D.C. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).National Mall and Memorial Parks - National Heritage Areas

Official visitor map of National Mall and Memorial Parks in Washington D.C. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Official visitor map of George Washington Memorial Parkway (MEMPKWY) in Virginia and District of Columbia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).George Washington - Visitor Map

Official visitor map of George Washington Memorial Parkway (MEMPKWY) in Virginia and District of Columbia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Official Visitor Map of Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (NHP) in Washington D.C., Maryland and West Virginia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Chesapeake & Ohio Canal - Visitor Map

Official Visitor Map of Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (NHP) in Washington D.C., Maryland and West Virginia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Official visitor map of Rock Creek Park in District of Columbia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Rock Creek Park - Visitor Map

Official visitor map of Rock Creek Park in District of Columbia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Map of the U.S. National Park System. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).National Park System - National Park Units

Map of the U.S. National Park System. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Map of the U.S. National Park System with Unified Regions. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).National Park System - National Park Units and Regions

Map of the U.S. National Park System with Unified Regions. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Map of the U.S. National Heritage Areas. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).National Park System - National Heritage Areas

Map of the U.S. National Heritage Areas. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

https://www.nps.gov/wamo/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Monument The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army (1775–1784), in the American Revolutionary War and the first President of the United States (1789–1797). Located almost due east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial, the monument, made of marble, granite, and bluestone gneiss, is both the world's tallest predominantly stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 554 feet 7 11⁄32 inches (169m) tall. Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. GPS Coordinates: 38.889463, -77.035237 Address: 2 15th St. NW Washington, D.C. Nearest Intersection: 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW Washington Monument at Dusk Washington Monument at Dusk The Monument stands against the backdrop of night Birds eye view Aerial View of the Washington Monument A birds eye view of the top of the Washington Monument Washington Monument Flag Washington Monument Flag One of fifty flags flying around the base of the Monument Washington Monument The Washington Monument, a white marble obelisk, towers above a ring of US Flags. It's hard to miss the Washington Monument, a prominent landmark flanked by vast green spaces. Washington Monument illuminated Washington Monument lit at night. Experience the memorials at night! National Mall and Memorial Parks - 2018 Partnership Report Our generous partners and volunteers provided more than $34 million in philanthropic contributions in 2018 helping us fund preservation projects, programs, commemorations, and celebrations. Aerial photo of the Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday School Children (260' level) Methodist Episcopal Church NY City Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Methodist Episcopal Church NY City Commemorative Stone R. Norris and Son Locomotive Works (270' level) R. Norris and Son Locomotive Works Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument R. Norris and Son Locomotive Works Commemorative Stone Ladies of Lowell (250' level) Ladies of Lowell Massachusetts Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Ladies of Lowell Massachusetts Commemorative Stone IOOF Athenian Lodge 268 Troy New York (160' level) IOOF Athenian Lodge of Troy New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Athenian Lodge of Troy New York Commemorative Stone Corporation of the City of Philadelphia (180' level) Corportation of the City of Philadelphia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Corportation of the City of Philadelphia Commemorative Stone IOOF City and County of Philadelphia (180' level) IOOF City and County of Philadelphia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF City and County of Philadelphia Commemorative Stone Charlestown Massachusetts (170' level) Charlestown Massachusetts Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Charlestown Massachusetts Commemorative Stone Sons of Temperance Grand Division of North Carolina (70' level) Sons of Temperance Grand Division of North Carolina Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Sons of Temperance Grand Division of North Carolina Commemorative Stone Sons of Temperance Grand Division of Virginia (70' level) Sons of Temperance Virginia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Sons of Temperance Virginia Commemorative Stone State of Massachusetts (70' level) State of Massachusetts Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Massachusetts Commemorative Stone State of Mississippi (90' level) State of Mississippi Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Mississippi Commemorative Stone State of Connecticut (70' level) State of Connecticut Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Connecticut Commemorative Stone State of Maryland (80' level) State of Maryland Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Maryland Commemorative Stone State of Florida (60' level) State of Florida Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Florida Commemorative Stone George Waterson Washington National Monument Society (30' level) George Watterson Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument George Watterson Commemorative Stone Washington Light Infantry (50' level) Washington Light Infantry Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Washington Light Infantry Commemorative Stone Franklin Fire Company (30' level) Franklin Fire Company Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Franklin Fire Company Commemorative Stone Columbia Typographical Society (40' level) Columbia Typographical Society Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Columbia Typographical Society German Benevolent Society (40' level) German Benevolent Society Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument German Benevolent Society Commemorative Stone Nashville Tennessee (40' level) Nashville Tennessee Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Nashville Tennessee Little Falls Quarry (30' level) Little Falls Quarry Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Little Falls Quarry Commemorative Stone National Park Getaway: National Mall & Memorial Parks National Mall and Memorial Parks is a diverse national park with distinctive sites that excite and enchant visitors while they learn the history of our nation. Begin your journey through “America’s Front Yard,” home to some of the nation's more iconic memorials located in the heart of the nation's capital. Cherry blossoms framing the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in the distance First Regiment of Light Infantry Boston (280' level) 1st Regiment of Light Infantry, Boston Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument 1st Regiment of Light Infantry, Boston Commemorative Stone Jefferson Society of the University of Virginia (270' level) Jefferson Society of the Univ of Virginia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Jefferson Society of the Univ of Virginia Commemorative Stone General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (240' level) General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church Commemorative Stone Fire Department of Philadelphia (250' level) Fire Department Philadelphia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Fire Department Philadelphia Commemorative Stone IORM Tuscarora Tribe No 5 (240' level) IORM Tuscarora Tribe No. 5 Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IORM Tuscarora Tribe No. 5 Commemorative Stone Jefferson Medical College (280' level) Jefferson Medical College Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Jefferson Medical College Commemorative Stone Honesdale Pennsylvania (280' level) Honesdale Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Honesdale Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone Hibernian Society (280' level) Hibernian Society Baltimore Commemorative Stone Hibernian Society Baltimore Commemorative Stone Home of Stark (270' level) Home of Stark Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Home of Stark Commemorative Stone State of Utah (220' level) State of Utah Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Utah Commemorative Stone Templars of Honor and Temperance, Supreme Council (200' level) Templars of Honor and Temperance, Supreme Council Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Templars of Honor and Temperance, Supreme Council Commemorative Stone United American Mechanics (240' level) United Mechanics of Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument United Mechanics of Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone State of Tennessee (230' level) State of Tennessee Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Tennessee Commemorative Stone Free Swiss Confederation (190' level) Free Swiss Confederation Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Free Swiss Confederation Commemorative Stone State of Oregon (220' level) State of Oregon Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Oregon Commemorative Stone Wyoming Territory (220' level) Wyoming Territory Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Wyoming Territory Commemorative Stone American Institute of the City of New York (130' level) American Institute of the City of New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument American Institute of the City of New York Commemorative Stone Company I, 4th Regiment Infantry (140' level) Company I 4th Regiment Infantry Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Company I 4th Regiment Infantry Commemorative Stone Corporation of the City of New York (130' level) Corporation of the City of New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Corporation of the City of New York Commemorative Stone Engineers, Second Division, Virginia (140' level) 2nd Division Engineers Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument 2nd Division Engineers Commemorative Stone City of Baltimore Maryland (140' level) City of Baltimore Maryland Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument City of Baltimore Maryland Commemorative Stone Durham, New Hampshire (130' level) Durham New Hampshire Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Durham New Hampshire Commemorative Stone Fort Greene (140' level) Fort Greene Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Fort Greene Commemorative Stone Sons of Temperance Rhode Island (120' level) S of T Rhode Island Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument S of T Rhode Island Commemorative Stone Roxbury Massachusetts (120' level) City of Roxbury Massachusetts Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument City of Roxbury Massachusetts Commemorative Stone Peter Force (110' level) Peter Force Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Peter Force Commemorative Stone State of California (120' level) State of California Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of California Commemorative Stone Chairman of the Building Committee (70.5' level) Chairman of the Building Committee Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Chairman of the Building Committee Commemorative Stone City of Washington (80' level) City of Washington Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument City of Washington Commemorative Stone Sabbath School Children, Methodist E. Church (260' level) Sabbath School Children, Methodist E Church Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Sabbath School Children, Methodist E Church Commemorative Stone Sons of New England in Canada (260' level) Sons of New England in Canada Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Sons of New England in Canada Commemorative Stone State of North Dakota (350' level) State of North Dakota Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of North Dakota Commemorative Stone State of New Mexico (330' level) State of New Mexico Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of New Mexico Commemorative Stone State of Hawaii (360' level) State of Hawaii Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Hawaii Commemorative Stone State of Alaska (450' level) State of Alaska Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Alaska Commemorative Stone State of Idaho (400' level) State of Idaho Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Idaho Commemorative Stone State of Colorado (290' level) State of Colorado Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Colorado Commemorative Stone Ryukyu Stone (310' level) Ryukyu Stone Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Ryukyu Stone Commemorative Stone Association of the Oldest Inhabitants (240' level) Assoc of Oldest Inhabitants Washington DC Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Assoc of Oldest Inhabitants Washington DC Commemorative Stone IOOF Grand Lodge of Kentucky (230' level) IOOF Grand Lodge of Kentucky Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Grand Lodge of Kentucky Commemorative Stone Hawkins County Tennessee (230' level) Hawkins County Tennesse Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Hawkins County Tennesse Commemorative Stone Georgia Convention (230' level) Georgia Convention Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Georgia Convention Commemorative Stone Braddocks Field (240' level) Braddocks Field Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Braddocks Field Commemorative Stone Cherokee Nation (220' level) Cherokee Nation Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Cherokee Nation Commemorative Stone Deseret (220' level) Deseret Commemorative Stone Deseret Commemorative Stone Sons of Temperance Pennsylvania (180' level) Sons of Temperance Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Sons of Temperance Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone State of New York (160' level) State of New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of New York Commemorative Stone State of Pennsylvania (180' level) State of Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone State of Vermont (170' level) State of Vermont Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Vermont Commemorative Stone Salem Massachusetts (170' level) Salem Massachusetts Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Salem Massachusetts Commemorative Stone Turkey (190' level) Country of Turkey Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Country of Turkey Commemorative Stone Siam (190' level) Country of Siam Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Country of Siam Commemorative Stone Masons, Patmos Lodge No 70 Ellicotts Mills, Maryland (120' level) Masons, Patmos Lodge Masons Ellicott City Maryland Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Patmos Lodge Masons Ellicott City Maryland Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Ohio (110' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Ohio Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Ohio Commemorative Stone IOOF Germantown Pennsylvania (120' level) IOOF Germantown Pennsylvania within the Washington Monument IOOF Germantown Pennsylvania American Whig Society (130' level) American Whig Society Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument American Whig Society Commemorative Stone Frederick Maryland (120' level) City of Frederick Maryland Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument City of Frederick Maryland Commemorative Stone IOOF Massachusetts (130' level) IOOF Massachusetts Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Massachusetts Commemorative Stone State of Louisiana (40' level) State of Louisiana Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Louisiana Commemorative Stone State of Delaware (30' level) State of Delaware Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Delaware Commemorative Stone State of Arkansas (30' level) State of Arkansas Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Arkansas Commemorative Stone National Greys (30' level) National Greys Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument National Greys Commemorative Stone State of Maine (30' level) Commemorative Stone from State of Maine within the Washington Monument. State of Maine Commemorative Stone State of Alabama (40' level) State of Alabama Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Alabama Commemorative Stone State of Arizona (320' level) Arizona's commemorative stone didn't start out as a stone at all - 200 million years ago! Three pieces of petrified wood engraved with "Arizona." Addisonian Literary Society (280' level) Addisonian Literary Society Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Addisonian Literary Society Commemorative Stone American Medical Association (240' level) American Medical Association Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument American Medical Association Commemorative Stone A Roma Americae (Pope Stone) (340' level) A Roma Americae Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument A Roma Americae Commemorative Stone Baltimore Public Schools (260' level) Public Schools Baltimore Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Public Schools Baltimore Commemorative Stone Alexandrian Library (270' level) Alexandria Library Egypt Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Alexandria Library Egypt Commemorative Stone Battle Ground, Long Island (240' level) Battle ground, Long Island Commemorative Stone Battle ground, Long Island Commemorative Stone Alexandria Virginia (280' level) Alexandria Va Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Alexandria Va Commemorative Stone Carthago (380' level) Carthago Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Carthago Commemorative Stone Teachers of the Buffalo Public Schools (250' level) Teachers of Buffalo Public Schools Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Teachers of Buffalo Public Schools Commemorative Stone State of South Dakota (300' level) State of South Dakota Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of South Dakota Commemorative Stone Stockton California (250' level) Citizens of Stockton/San Joaquin California Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Citizens of Stockton/San Joaquin California Commemorative Stone Two Disciples of Daguerre (280' level) Two Disiples of Daguerre Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Two Disiples of Daguerre Commemorative Stone Thalian Association (250' level) Thalian Assoc, North Carolina Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Thalian Assoc, North Carolina Commemorative Stone State of Washington (310' level) State of Washington Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Washington Commemorative Stone Top of the Capitol (330' level) Top of Statue on Capitol Stone within the Washington Monument Top of Statue on Capitol Stone State of Texas (290' level) State of Texas Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Texas Commemorative Stone State of Oklahoma (290' level) State of Oklahoma Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Oklahoma Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Mississippi (210' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Mississippi Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Mississippi Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Florida (230' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Florida Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Florida Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Virginia (200' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Virginia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Virginia Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Arkansas (210' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Arkansas Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Arkansas Commemorative Stone IOOF Grand Lodge of Maryland (200' level) IOOF Grand Lodge of Maryland Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Grand Lodge of Maryland Commemorative Stone IOOF Grand Lodge of the U.S. (200' level) IOOF Grand Lodge of the US Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Grand Lodge of the US Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Iowa (210' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Iowa Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Iowa Commemorative Stone IOOF Grand Lodge of Mississippi (210' level) IOOF Grand Lodge of Mississippi Commemorative Stone IOOF Grand Lodge of Mississippi Commemorative Stone Japan (220' level) Country of Japan Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Country of Japan Commemorative Stone Masons, Lafayette Lodge No 64 New York (160' level) Masons, Lafayette Lodge No 64 New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Lafayette Lodge No 64 New York Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (180' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone Masons, Washington Lodge Roxbury (170' level) Masons, Washington Lodge of F & A.M. Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Washington Lodge of F & A.M. Commemorative Stone Island of Paros and Naxos (190' level) Island of Paros and Naxos Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Island of Paros and Naxos Commemorative Stone New Bedford Massachusetts (170' level) New Bedford Mass Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument New Bedford Mass Commemorative Stone Newark New Jersey (160' level) Newark New Jersey Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Newark New Jersey Commemorative Stone IOOF Ohio (90' level) IOOF Ohio Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Ohio Commemorative Stone Sons of Temperance Grand Division of Connecticut (130' level) Sons of Temperance Grand Division of Connecticut Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Sons of Temperance Grand Division of Connecticut Commemorative Stone Masons, Washington Lodge No 21 (130' level) Washington Lodge No 2 of the City of New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Washington Lodge No 2 of the City of New York Commemorative Stone Masterson & Smith, New York (140' level) New York (masterton and smith) Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument New York (masterton and smith) Commemorative Stone Otters Summit Virginia (140' level) Otters Summit Virginia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Otters Summit Virginia Commemorative Stone Warren, Rhode Island (160' level) Warren Rhode Island Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Warren Rhode Island Commemorative Stone Union Society (130' level) Union Society North Carolina Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Union Society North Carolina Commemorative Stone Oakland College (130' level) Oakland College Mississippi Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Oakland College Mississippi Commemorative Stone State of North Carolina (100' level) State of North Carolina Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of North Carolina Commemorative Stone State of Rhode Island (100' level) State of Rhode Island Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Rhode Island Commemorative Stone State of New Jersey (70' level) State of New Jersey Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of New Jersey Commemorative Stone State of Wisconsin (100' level) State of Wisconsin Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Wisconsin Commemorative Stone State of Virginia (80' level) State of Virginia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Virginia Commemorative Stone State of Missouri (90' level) State of Missouri Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Missouri Commemorative Stone State of Ohio (90' level) State of Ohio Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Ohio Commemorative Stone Curriculum Connections: Making the Most of National Park Experiences Developing curriculum-based programs is the cornerstone for a solid foundation for park education programs. Providing relevant resource-based experiences for people of all ages will ensure a continuum of opportunities for citizens to support their own learning objectives through the national parks and to find meaning in their national treasures. Offering curriculum-based programs, especially for school age children will help foster stewardship. Carriage roads at Acadia National Park. NPS Photo National Capital Region Energy Savings Performance Contract The National Park Service is investing $29 million in 81 individual energy efficiency and water conservation projects at national parks throughout the greater Washington region. Cherry Blossoms at the National Mall IOOF Eureka Lodge 177 New York (160' level) IOOF Eureka Lodge 177 City of New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Eureka Lodge 177 City of New York Commemorative Stone Association of Journeymen Stoncutters (40' level) Association of Journeymen Stonecutters Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Association of Journeymen Stonecutters State of West Virginia (200' level) State of West Virginia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of West Virginia Commemorative Stone Masons, St Johns Lodge No 36 (200' level) Masons, St. Johns Lodge Richmond VA Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, St. Johns Lodge Richmond VA Commemorative Stone Richmond Virginia (200' level) City of Richmond VA Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument City of Richmond VA Commemorative Stone Bostonia Condita (170' level) Bostonia Condita Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Bostonia Condita Commemorative Stone Brazil (190' level) Country of Brazil Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Country of Brazil Commemorative Stone Greece (190' level) Country of Greece Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Country of Greece Commemorative Stone Bremen (190' level) Country of Bremen Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Country of Bremen Commemorative Stone Masons, Mount Lebanon Lodge No 226 (130' level) Masons, Mount Lebannon Lodge No 226 Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Mount Lebannon Lodge No 226 Commemorative Stone Hitners Quarry Pennsylvania (140' level) Hitners Quarry, Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Hitners Quarry, Pennsylvania Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Alabama (140' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Alabama Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Alabama Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Illinois (140' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Illinois Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Illinois Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Maryland (130' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Maryland Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Maryland Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of Georgia (140' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of Georgia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of Georgia Commemorative Stone Independent Order of United Brothers (100' level) Independent Order of United Brothers, Maryland Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Independent Order of United Brothers, Maryland Commemorative Stone IOOF Grand Lodge of New Jersey (60' level) IOOF Grand Lodge of New Jersey Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Grand Lodge of New Jersey Commemorative Stone Invincible Fire Compancy No 5 (80' level) Invincible Fire Company No 5 Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Invincible Fire Company No 5 Commemorative Stone IOOF Grand Lodge of Indiana (80' level) IOOF Grand Lodge of Indiana Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument IOOF Grand Lodge of Indiana Commemorative Stone Home of Knox (100' level) Home of Knox Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Home of Knox Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia (50' level) Grand Lodge of Masons, District of Columbia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Grand Lodge of Masons, District of Columbia Commemorative Stone State of South Carolina (60' level) State of South Carolina Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of South Carolina Commemorative Stone State of New Hampshire (60' level) State of New Hampshire Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of New Hampshire Commemorative Stone State of Indiana (50' level) State of Indiana Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Indiana Commemorative Stone State of Illinois (50' level) State of Illinois Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Illinois Commemorative Stone State of Georgia (50' level) State of Georgia Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Georgia Commemorative Stone Washington Monument Elevator Modernization The Washington Monument elevator is being modernized to increase long term reliability and safety. Additionally, a permanent screening facility is being built to enhance the safety and security of the monument and our visitors. Rendering of Washington Monument screening facility Go green for the National Park Service’s birthday! We're adding energy- and water-saving improvements to save money! How can you do the same in your home? National Mall and Memorial Parks Yearly Savings 50.9 M gallons of water, $1 M, 2.7M kwh. Engine Companies, Hose Companies, Hook and Ladder Companies (250' level) Engine/Hose/Hook and Ladder Companies (first stone) Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Engine/Hose/Hook and Ladder Companies Commemorative Stone Cincinnati Independent Fire Engine and Hose Company (260' level) Cincinnati Independent Fire Engine and Hose Co. Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Cincinnati Independent Fire Engine and Hose Co. Commemorative Stone Engine Companies and House Companies (second stone) (250' level) Engine/Hose Companies (second stone) Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Engine/Hose Companies (second stone) Commemorative Stone Citizens of the United States in Foo Chow Foo (250' level) Citizens of US living in China Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Citizens of US living in China Commemorative Stone Continental Guard of New Orleans (270' level) Continental Guard of New Orleans Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Continental Guard of New Orleans Commemorative Stone Fire Department of New York City (260' level) Fire Department NY City Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Fire Department NY City Commemorative Stone Dramatic Profession of America (280' level) Dramatic Profession Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Dramatic Profession Commemorative Stone Cliosophic Society (270' level) Cliosophic Society New Jersey Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Cliosophic Society New Jersey Commemorative Stone Cincinnati Commercial (250' level) Cincinnati Commercial Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Cincinnati Commercial Commemorative Stone Young Mens Mercantile Library Association (250' level) Young Men's Mercantile Library Assoc Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Young Men's Mercantile Library Assoc Commemorative Stone American Mission Ningpo China (220' level) American Mission, Ningpo China Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument American Mission, Ningpo China Commemorative Stone Washington Erina Guard (260' level) Washington Erina Guard Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Washington Erina Guard Commemorative Stone Sons of Temperance Grand Division of Illinois (210' level) S of T Grand Division of Illinois Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument S of T Grand Division of Illinois Commemorative Stone Sons of Temperance Grand Division of Ohio (210' level) S of T Grand Division of Ohio Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument S of T Grand Division of Ohio Commemorative Stone State of Minnesota (220' level) State of Minnesota Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Minnesota Commemorative Stone State of Kentucky (230' level) State of Kentucky Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Kentucky Commemorative Stone State of Nebraska (220' level) State of Nebraska Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Nebraska Commemorative Stone State of Montana (220' level) State of Montana Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Montana Commemorative Stone State of Nevada (220' level) State of Nevada Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Nevada Commemorative Stone State of Michigan (210' level) State of Michigan Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Michigan Commemorative Stone State of Kansas (210' level) State of Kansas Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument State of Kansas Commemorative Stone Alumni of Washington College (130' level) Alumni of Washington College Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Alumni of Washington College Commemorative Stone Masons, Grand Lodge of New York State (110' level) Masons, Grand Lodge of New York Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Masons, Grand Lodge of New York Commemorative Stone Postmasters and Assistant Postmasters (110' level) Postmasters and Asst. Postmasters of Indiana Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Postmasters and Asst. 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Memorials for the Future Logo National Mall and Memorial Parks - 2019 Partnership Report Our generous partners and volunteers provided more than $34 million in philanthropic contributions in 2018 helping us fund preservation projects, programs, commemorations, and celebrations. Aerial photo of the Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool Wales (240' level) Country of Wales Commemorative Stone within the Washington Monument Country of Wales Commemorative Stone Explore DC’s national parks with a new, free app Navigate to popular destinations, get up-to-date information and discover lesser-known parks. With nearly 800 points of interest, the app includes the National Mall, President's Park, Rock Creek Park, Anacostia Park, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Wolf Trap, Arlington House, Theodore Roosevelt Island, Frederick Douglass NHS, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS, Carter G. Woodson NHS, and hundreds more. National Park Service logo with Washington Monument and other memorials. Silent Sentinels of Storied Landscapes From the majestic elms along the National Mall and the stately oaks of Capitol Hill to the historic magnolias of the White House, and the graceful blossoms of the cherry trees, these trees not only witness history, but also serve as representatives of our nation's urban forests. The Washington Monument towers over cherry trees along the Tidal Basin. Natural Science, History, & Culture in the National Capital Area Learn more about your National Capital Area park through this guide to natural and cultural resource information. Cultural resource staff clean the Theodore Roosevelt memorial statue at Theodore Roosevelt Island. Series: Washington Monument Commemorative Stones Take a virtual walk down tour to see the commemorative stones within the Washington Monument. The order of the stones in this series is as if you were walking down from the top of the monument to the bottom. Commemorative Stones within the Washington Monument Series: Creative Teaching with Historic Places: Selections from CRM Vol 23 no 8 (2000) These articles are a selection from a special issue of CRM Journal, "Creative Teaching with Historic Places" published in 2000. They provide examples of teaching using historic places both in and out of the classroom, helping students connect with history using the power of place, as well as how to prepare lessons making those connections. Teaching with Historic Places is a program of the National Park Service. Cover of CRM Journal "Creative Teaching with Historic Places" Plan Like a Park Ranger: Top 10 Tips for Visiting the National Mall Memorial Day weekend usually marks the beginning of the summer travel season. Across the country, friends, families, and individuals will head out to enjoy adventures and make memories. Of course, national parks - including the National Mall - are popular destinations. To help you #PlanLikeAParkRanger, we're offering our Top 10 tips to help you on your next National Mall visit. Text reading Sea Level Rise in the DC Area Learn about current and projected rates of sea level rise in the greater DC area, based on local water level data collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) A tall white cylinder attached to a wooden pier with Hains Point in the background. There Was Something Fishy Going on There... At the time of the completion of the Washington Monument, its grounds were home to manmade lakes that bred thousands of carp a year. Grounds of the Washington Monument with fish ponds The Point of the Matter The Washington Monument is topped with what was considered a precious metal in 1884 - aluminum! Aluminum capstone of the Washington Monument

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