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WASHINGTON MOUNTMENT BY KEISAN


HISTORY O THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT

WAS IN HONOR OF Our FIRST President, George Washington.

O Construction started in 1848

and was completed it in 1884.

O Construction was delayed

because of the civil war.

O After the civil war the

construction resumed.


Construction/Design In 1936 a competition was held to see who would design the monument. Robert Mills won the competition.

Robert Mills made the top out of aluminum.


Interesting facts: O The Washington Monument stands 555 ft.

tall. The Washington Monument is the tallest freestanding masonry structure in the world. O

The construction cost then was 2 million dollars now it would cost 21 million dollars to build. The Washington monument is made out of two types of stone because the people ran out of money.


Picture of how it looks before and after


Made on March 11,2013

keisan Washington Monument  

Learn more about the Washington Monument here.

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