This imposing memorial to George Washington, the Mason, 333 ft. high. Overlooks the cities of Washington to the north and Mt. Vernon to the south, while eastward at its foot lies Alexandria, which city he helped to plan. The building of unusual architecture, modelled after the ancient towers which were used as beacons to guide mariners. Houses a priceless collection of memorabilia of Washington, including many articles closely connected with his career in the Masonic order. Built by the George Washington Masonic order. Built by the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association, coast $4,000,000.