Awakenings: Washington Monument | This Day in History: December 6, 1884 The Washington Monument was constructed as a memorial to George Washington, the First President of the United States of America. On this day in 1884, in Washington, D.C., workers place a nine-inch aluminum pyramid atop a 555+ ft tower of white marble. Fifty flags surround the base of the Washington Monument symbolizing the 50 states of America. God bless America and all that she represents!
President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on November 25, 1963. The site was designed by architect John Carl Warnecke, a long-time friend of President Kennedy's. The permanent John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame grave site was consecrated and opened to the public on March 15, 1967. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/jfk.htm
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Washington National Monument. Washington, D.C. They were scaling the monument when we were there to see how bad the earthquake damage was. They were also working on the pool and had it drained when we were there. That was a bummer.