The Washington Monument was built in two phases: the first between 1848 and 1854 and the second between 1876 and 1884. The first phase of construction continued until the monument ...
Location: Washington, DC
The Washington Monument is the most prominent structure in Washington, D.C. and one of the city's early attractions. It was built in honor of George Washington, who led the country to independence and then became its first President...
The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington,
D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the
Get a bird's eye view of the nation's capital from the top of the Washington
Monument. This popular attraction is limited to ticketholders only. Tickets are
The idea for a monument
or memorial to pay tribute to George Washington
as the first president can be traced back to the early days of the republic. In 1876 Congress appropriated sufficient funds for completion of the project, and the work was taken over and finished b... More »
The Washington Monument dominates the United States Capital skyline as a
symbolic tribute to George Washington's military leadership, humble
The Washington Monument is free to visit day or night. Take the tour to the top of
the obelisk. Visitors are also able (and encouraged) to capture the monument in ...
Explore America's capital from over 500 feet in the air with EarthCam's live
streaming webcam embedded in the Washington Monument's pyramidion!
The Washington Monument is an obelisk-shaped building in Washington, D.C.
that was built to honor the first President of the United States of America, George
The Washington Monument, built at intervals between 1848 and 1885 with funds
from public subscriptions and Federal appropriations, memorializes George ...