Photographs of the Washingotn Monument and surrounding plaza
A brief history:
- George Washington was among the founders of the United States, alone earning the title of "Father of his Country", in recognition of his leadership in the fight for American independence.
- In 1775 , George Washington led his countrymen to victory winning independence from Great Britain. In 1787, as president of the Constitutional Convention, he helped in the deliberations to form a
government that has lasted two centuries.
- In 1789, George Washington was elected in as the first president of the United States of America unanimously by the Electoral College. Washington defined the presidency & helped develop the
relationships among the legislative, executive & juidicial branches of government.
- With this monument citizens of the United States show their forever lasting gratitude & respect.
Photographs include the:
- National Monument (Washington Monument) resembling a classic Egyptian obelisk
- "Fifty State" member flagpoles (flags) encircling the perimeter of the circular plaza
If you would like to see more photographs from the National Mall & Memorial Parks in Washington, D.C please visit the following galleries:
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