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The Washington Monument

The Washington Monument District of Columbia
Price:
 
$11.95

  

Stock #: 333507
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Postmark: 1936
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 1c
Philatelic Notes: Buy US Savings Bonds
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The Washington Monument at Washington is a stupendous shaft of granite, 555 feet 5 1-3 inches in height. It is 55 feet square at the base, 34 feet at the top, and terminates in a pyramid of pure aluminum. The foundation of rock and cement is 36 feet deep, 125 feet square. The cornerstone was laid 1848, the Monument was finished in 1885. It is the highest work of masonry in the world

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