George Washington Masonic National Memorial

George Washington Masonic National Memorial Alexandria Virginia


Stock #: 135721
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Alexandria
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Alexandria (city)
Publisher: The Washington News Co.
Postmark: 1937 Apr-19
PM City: Washington
PM State: D. C
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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The Masonic Memorial to Washington is located on Arlington Ridge, between Washington and Alexandria, on the highway to Mount Vernon. It is being erected by the Masons of the United States. The Memorial is 230 feet long by 160 feet wide and rises to a height of 220 feet. One of its striking features is the great atrium, forming the Memorial Hall, containing a statue of Washington. The cost of the Memorial which is of New England granite has been fixed at $4,000,000, including an endowment of $1,000,000.

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