• Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    The Washington Monument will close in a bid to help stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Parks Service said. The 555-foot marble obelisk tower, the construction of which was completed in 1884, was shuttered on Jan. 11 for security reasons due to the inauguration. The monument will reopen when the NPS “deems...
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  • Washington Monument closed 'until further notice' due to COVID-19

    Washington Monument closed 'until further notice' due to COVID-19

    1 month ago - By KCRA

    The Washington Monument will be closed "until further notice" due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Park Service said Saturday.
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