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A Monumental Legacy

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By Devry Jones, February 26, 2019
1. A Monumental Legacy Marker
Inscription.  The Washington Monument honors George Washington, hero of the American Revolution and first president of the United States. When this stunning stone obelisk was completed in 1884, it was the tallest building in the world. Today the monument towers over Washington, DC, reminding us of Washington's life and legacy, including the capital city that bears his name.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 38° 53.393′ N, 77° 2.008′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 15th Street Northwest south of Madison Drive Northwest, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 15th Street Northwest, 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 City (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington: The Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington: The Man (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Monumental Legacy
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By Devry Becker Jones, October 27, 2017
2. A Monumental Legacy Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros (about 700 feet away); Washington Monument (about 700 feet away); Washington City Canal on the Tiber Creek (about 800 feet away); Smokey Bear Blue Spruce (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, October 27, 2017
3. A Monumental Legacy Marker
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on February 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1. submitted on February 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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