Washington Monument

Washington Monument Closed After Elevator Malfunctions AgainThe Washington Monument has closed after the elevator malfunctioned for the second time in less than 24 hours.
NPS: Flags at Half-Staff for Firefighters Killed in WashingtonFlags around the Washington Monument will remain at half-staff until late Wednesday in honor of three firefighters killed fighting wildfires in Washington State.
History Lover's Guide to the Washington MonumentWhile some might see the Washington Monument as the centerpiece in a city full of monuments, its history is as storied as the man who it was named after.
Washington Monument in Baltimore Re-OpensThe original Washington Monument in Baltimore has re-opened following a renovation.
Washington Monument Reopens After Second Power FailureThe Washington Monument reopened Thursday morning following a second recent power failure.
63 Were Atop Washington Monument When Elevator FailedThe National Park Service says there were 63 people at the top of the Washington Monument when an elevator failed, not one person as the agency originally reported.
Washington Monument Closed Again After Another Power FailureThe National Park Service says the Washington Monument is temporarily closed again after another power failure.
Washington Monument Reopens After Power FailureThe National Park Service says the Washington Monument has reopened after a power failure two days ago.
Electrical Problem Temporarily Closes Washington MonumentThe National Park Service says an electrical problem is temporarily closing the Washington Monument.
Gwen Stefani, Usher Perform for Thousands at Earth Day RallyA daylong Earth Day concert had R&B star Usher dancing on crutches Saturday on the National Mall to rally thousands for political action to confront climate change and poverty.
Capitol Improv Announces Saturday Pillow Fight at Washington MonumentWho doesn't love a good pillow fight? Especially when it's in front of a national monument with strangers.
Surveyors Determine New Height for D.C.'s Washington MonumentGovernment 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.