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Finally, the center attraction of town is reopening 32 months after closed by an earthquake. The Washington Monument is nearing completion of a $15 million restoration following a 5.8 earthquake on Aug. 23, 2011. The scaffolding is nearly gone from … Continue reading
Thanks to David Rubenstein for donating $7.5 million to help repair earthquake damage to the Washington Monument. I don’t care if the guy is a ba-zillionaire, it’s a grand offer when ponying up $7.5 million. The federal government is paying … Continue reading
It gives me the willies just looking up at this. Engineers began inspecting the top exterior of the Washington Monument for damage from the Aug. 23 earthquake that created cracks and falling debris. They’ll rappel down today. No word on … Continue reading