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Washington Monument

Washington Monument At 555 feet 5 and a quarter inches, this is by far the tallest structure in Washington DC. In fact, at its completion in 1884, it was briefly the tallest man-made structure in the world and is still the tallest free standing masonry structure. It is only fitting that the tallest structure in […]

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Arlington National Cemetery & Iwo Jima

Arlington Cemetery Sign Arlington National Cemetery is an American military cemetery established during the Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Robert E. Lee’s wife, Mary Anna Custis Lee. More than 300,000 persons are buried here on 624 acres. Veterans from every one of the nation’s wars […]

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