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The National Mall in Southwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington Monument

 
 
Washington Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, September 17, 2011
1. Washington Monument Marker
Inscription.  
In commemoration of the
One Hundredth Anniversary
of the
Washington Monument
1884 – 1984

Walkways donated July 11, 1984
by the members and friends of the
National Society of Professional Engineers
in observance of the Society's
fiftieth anniversary.

 
Erected 1984 by National Society of Professional Engineers.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is July 11, 1860.
 
Location. 38° 53.335′ N, 77° 2.359′ W. Marker is in Southwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in The National Mall. Marker is on 17th Street Southwest north of Independence Avenue Southwest, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1750 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington: The Monument (here, next to this marker); Washington: The City (here, next to this marker); Washington: The Man (a few steps from this marker); John Paul Jones Memorial
Washington Monument - marker visible in the walkway, lower left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, September 17, 2011
2. Washington Monument - marker visible in the walkway, lower left
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(within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named John Paul Jones Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Pier (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Monumental Legacy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest Washington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington Monument. (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. National Engineers Week. "...started in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers in conjunction with President George Washington's birthday. President Washington is considered as the nation's first engineer, notably for his survey work." (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. N.S.P.E.
 
Washington Monument Marker - view toward the WWII Memorial across 17th St. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, September 17, 2011
3. Washington Monument Marker - view toward the WWII Memorial across 17th St.
Washington Monument - view from the Tidal Basin with cherry blossoms in bloom image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, 2011
4. Washington Monument - view from the Tidal Basin with cherry blossoms in bloom
Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, September 20, 2011
5. Washington Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 821 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4. submitted on September 19, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   5. submitted on September 20, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 4, 2023