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History of the Washington National Monument and of the Washington National Monument Society.

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Published by Norman T. Elliott Printing Co. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington National Monument Society,
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Frederick L. Harvey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF203.4.W3 H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination137 p., 2 pl.
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6922114M
    LC Control Number02028222

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Formed inthe Washington National Monument Society took charge of creating a memorial to George Washington on the National Mall. They raised money through public donations and awarded the design contract to architect RobertCongress transferred the land on the Mall to the Society and the Monument cornerstone was laid in July of that year.

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i—ii, cited hereafter as A Brief History. A Brief History, pp. 3—39, passim. Page 8 - December,it was resolved by Congress, that a marble monument should be erected by the United States, in the capitol, at the city of Washington ; that the family of General Washington should be requested to History of the Washington National Monument and of the Washington National Monument Society.

book his body to be deposited under it; and that the monument be so designed as to commemorate the great events of his military and political life. 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 Continental Army (–), in the American Revolutionary War and the first President of the United States (–).

Located almost due east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial, the monument, made of marble, granite, and Location: National Mall, Washington D.C., United States. History of the Washington National Monument and of the Washington National Monument Society.

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In the Washington National Monument Society, chartered to select a design for an appropriate memorial to the first president, chose a plan by Robert Mills for a foot- (metre-) tall obelisk with a circular base complete with 30 Doric columns.

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