George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Alexandria, Virginia

Photographs of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial and grounds



A brief history:


  • The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a Neoclassical Masonic building designed by Harvey Wiley Corbett honouring the 1st President of the United States and Mason George Washington.


  • The 333-foot memorial sits at the top of "Shooter's Hill" looking down on Old Town Alexandria, it's colossal viewing tower fashioned on the the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria in Egypt.


  • The memorial was officially dedicated in 1932 with the interior completed in 1970 and it was designated as a National Historic Landmark in July 2015.



Photographs include:



  • The Square & Compasses (Masonic symbol)


  • Neoclassical exterior & tower


  • Gardens

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