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

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, SW north of Independence Avenue, SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
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); Why is the Washington Monument Temporarily Closed? (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Pier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Japanese Stone Lantern - Lighting the Way
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
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Japanese Stone Lantern (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); 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
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 24 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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