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Washington Monument

 
 
Washington Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Location. 38° 53.335′ N, 77° 2.359′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. 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. John Paul Jones Memorial (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); A Monumental Legacy (about
Washington Monument - marker visible in the walkway, lower left image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 17, 2011
2. Washington Monument - marker visible in the walkway, lower left
700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Pier (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named A Monumental Legacy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lighting the Way (approx. 0.2 miles away); Keeping the Cherry Trees Healthy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
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.
 
Categories. HeroesLandmarksPatriots & Patriotism
 
Washington Monument Marker - view toward the WWII Memorial across 17th St. image. Click for full size.
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.
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.
By Richard E. Miller, September 20, 2011
5. Washington Monument
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 649 times since then and 27 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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