14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: Educational Version by Caitlind L. Alexander
Approx. 6,520 words.
Published on September 20, 2013 by
The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable monuments in Washington D.C.. It took over 50 years to build, and it has stood for over 100 years. Find out:
How thick are the walls at the base of the monument?
Why is the Washington Monument made up of two different colors of marble?
What metal was used to cap the Washington Monument?
The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.