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The Washington Monument Was Completed


The incomplete Washington Monument

The Washington Monument remained incomplete while the capital city grew up around it

CREDIT: Hacker, Francis, photographer. “Panoramic View of Washington, D.C.,” 1879 (?). Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-90246.

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