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Washington Monument

Nancy Harris

Washington Monument

by Nancy Harris

  • 115 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann-Raintree in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Monuments -- Washington (D.C.) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Signs and symbols -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Juvenile literature.

  • About the Edition

    Learn about George Washington and his monument in Washington, D.C.

    Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Harris.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesAcorn, Patriotic symbols
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF203.4.W3 H24 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22653666M
    ISBN 101432909673, 1432909746
    ISBN 109781432909673, 9781432909741
    LC Control Number2008300392

    In his book, the author reports that at feet it is the tallest stone structure in the world. John Steele Gordon talked about his book Washington’s Monument: And the Fascinating History of. The Washington Monument is located near the west end of the National Mall, granting spectacular views of the National Mall, including the Lincoln Memorial, The White House, and United States Capitol Building. Memorializing our first President, George Washington, the Monument has been witness to the history that shaped our nation.

    The Washington Monument, a memorial to George Washington, our nation's first president, is the most prominent landmark in Washington, DC and stands as the centerpiece of the National Mall. It is the tallest structure in Washington, DC and measures feet 5 1/8 inches high. The Washington Monument is a large, tall, white obelisk near the west part of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was built to remember George Washington, who was the first President of the United is the tallest stone structure in the world, and is feet 5⅛ inches ( m) tall. The monument is made of marble, granite, and ished: Janu

    Discover Washington Mini Monument in Washington, D.C.: There's a foot-tall replica of the Washington Monument hidden under a manhole nearby. 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 foot-tall obelisk is the tallest building in the District of Columbia - by law, no other building in D.C. is allowed to be taller.


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