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.
A company called EarthCam used a special camera to capture months of repair work on the Washington Monument, and now you can watch the time-lapse footage of the reconstruction process.
“American Idol” winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years due to a 2011 earthquake.
The National Park Service is working to reopen the Washington Monument in May after a lengthy closure to repair damage from an earthquake in 2011.
The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
A world-famous symbol of democracy is going under cover, as workers start a two-year, $60 million renovation of the U.S. Capitol dome.
Surveyors are checking to make sure that the Washington Monument is still 555 feet, 5 1/8 inches tall.
The National Park Service says crews will begin removing the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument starting in less than two weeks.