Government surveyors have determined a new height for the Washington Monument that’s nearly 10 inches shorter than what has been recorded for more than 130 years, officials said Monday.
The Washington Monument has reopened after being temporarily closed to visitors because of a leak above the security screening room at the entrance.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen after a power problem that affected the elevator has been resolved.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument is closed Thursday because its elevator is broken.
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The National Park Service says it is investigating what caused the elevator at the Washington Monument to malfunction two days after the building reopened.
The towering symbol that honors the nation’s first president reopened to the public Monday, nearly three years after an earthquake cracked and chipped the 130-year-old stone obelisk.
The National Park Service will hold an opening ceremony May 12 to celebrate the reopening of the Washington Monument after years of repairs.