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Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the D.C., Maryland and Virginia borders

Think you’re a master of local trivia? Try answering the Washingtology question of the day from  Cultural Tourism DC. Take your best guess and see what others have answered in our daily quiz.

Scroll down the page to find out the correct answer.

Answer: Boundary Stones

Source: Major Andrew Ellicott and Benjamin Banneker surveyed the land [for] the District of Columbia . . . [placing] temporary markers later replaced with formal boundary stones.

Find more Washingtology quizzes here , and check back every weekday for a new Washingtology question of the day.

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