The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army and the first President of the United States. Located almost due east of the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial, the …
Washington Monument, pictured on October 2016.
Print of the proposed Washington Monument by architect Robert Mills (circa 1845–1848)
The partially completed monument, photographed by Mathew Brady; circa 1860
The Washington Monument almost complete around 1884