Post Originals  ·   July 9, 2013

Lighting the Washington Monument

- The National Park Service illuminated the Washington Monument for the first time Monday night with 488 decorative lamps. The soaring obelisk will now light up every evening as it undergoes repairs to damage caused by the 2011 earthquake. ()

- The National Park Service illuminated the Washington Monument for the first time Monday night with 488 decorative lamps. The soaring obelisk will now light up every evening as it undergoes repairs to damage caused by the 2011 earthquake. ()

Lighting the Washington Monument (0:53)

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