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/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