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The Washington Monument (National Landmarks) by Muriel L. Dubois

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Published by Bridgestone Books .
Written in English


  • Washington (D.C.),
  • People & Places - United States,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.),
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Washington Monument (Washingto,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History,
  • Buildings, structures, etc,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7893913M
ISBN 100736811176
ISBN 109780736811170

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  There is a short explanation of who George Washington was, just a little info, and a great illustration,on each page, and it is a nice, short book. It wasn't too much at all for my 5 year old, and, in fact, just sparked an interest in D.C., George Washington, and the monument/5(7).   The Washington Monument: Myths, Legends, and Facts (Monumental History) Paperback – August 1, by Robert David Murray (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Library Binding "Please retry" $ $ $ PaperbackAuthor: Robert David Murray. This is a neat little book that gives alot of information about the monument. Includes why a monument was built to honor George Washington, what the 50 flags that circle the monument stand for, and why the monument was built with 2 different colors of marble/5.   Mystery at the Washington Monument by Ron Roy is a great mystery that leaves you thinking about the also has cool facts I did not know about.I recommend this book to readers who like mysteries,facts, and politics/5.

The book probably should have been called Obelisks including the Washington Monument. Most of the book covered ancient Egypt and the subsequent movement of obelisks from Egypt to Europe and the US. Overall though, this is really interesting read about the long journey to get the Washington Monument built that I would recommended to any history /5(36).   Washington Monument Lodge. America's National Parks Stores are at sites around the National Mall. They are operated by Eastern National, a cooperating association of the National Park sell books, gifts and many educational materials. Eastern National operates many other bookstores at national park sites throughout the country.   The waiting area is outdoors and exposed to sun, wind, ambient temperature, and precipitation. No bathrooms, water, food, or other amenities are available inside the Washington Monument. The nearest restrooms are in the Washington Monument Lodge, located at the bottom of the hill to the east of the monument along 15th Street. I saw this book in the Washington Monument gift shop and I'm a sucker for reading about funny events in history -- so, reading about a cat falling from the top of the Washington Monument, well -- how could I resist? I bought the 2nd. paperback edition, copyright ($) and enjoyed it s: 2.

To honor Washington for his contributions, in the s construction began on a monument in his honor—a stone obelisk that rises more than feet in the sky above the capital. It took nearly 40 years before the monument was completed.   Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. History of the Washington Monument The Father of His Country. This book is about Arthur winning a trip to Washington D.C. to meet the President. He goes with his class and while they are there they learn about significant locations such as the Washington Monument, Lincoln I chose this book because it goes into depth with meaning and history behind the Washington Monument/5.   The Washington Monument book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Published to coincide with the reopening of the newly renova 4/5.