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Encyclopedia > Washington Monument (Baltimore)

The Washington Monument in Baltimore was the first architechtural monument honoring George Washington. Designed by Robert Mills who also designed the Washington Monument in Washington D.C., construction began in 1815 and was completed by 1829. The 178 foot doric column holds a ground-floor museum offers a information about Washington as well as construction of the monument. Climbing the 228 steps to the top provides an excellent view of the city from the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood where it is located. This article is about the city in the US state of Maryland. ... Order: 1st President Vice President: John Adams Term of office: April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797 Preceded by: None Succeeded by: John Adams Date of birth: February 22, 1732 Place of birth: Westmoreland, Virginia Date of death: December 14, 1799 Place of death: Mount Vernon, Virginia First Lady: Martha Washington... Robert Mills (1781 - 1855) was the first native born American to become a professional architect. ... Washington Monument The Washington Monument is a large white-colored obelisk in the center of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built as a memorial to George Washington, the first President of the United States and the leader of the revolutionary Continental Army, which won independence from the British... Doric, a synonym of Dorian, may refer to any of the following: The Dorians, one of the ancient Hellenic races, Doric Greek, the dialect of the former, the Doric order and its distinctive Doric column, in ancient Greek architecture, the Dorian mode in music, also called the Doric mode, or...


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Washington remained ever mindful of the ramifications of his decisions and actions, for he was a consummate statesman.
Excavation for the foundation of the Washington Monument began in the spring of 1848.
For ten hours in December of 1982, the Washington Monument was "held hostage" by a nuclear arms protester, Norman Mayer, claiming to have explosives in a van he drove up to the Monument's base.
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