Washington Monument By: Brandon Wolfe
Question #1 The name of my structure is the Washington Monument. My structure is located in Washington D.C. It started to be built in 1848 but it was only finished 1884!
Question #2 The Washington Monument is very unique. One of these reasons are that the Washington Monument is the only structure of its kind. Also it has a long body and a large point at the top of it.
Question #3 The monument was made to honor America's first president George Washington. This is also a sign of pride to Americans. It is a very famous landmark in America. This land mark overlooks the reflective pool.
Fun Facts • The marble is mostly from Maryland. • Total cost of building the monument was $1,817,710 • There are a total of 36,491 bricks used for the monument • It weighs 90,854 tons (that’s equal to about 181,708 horses)
Bibliography • Shandilya, Anju, Facts About the Washington Monument, Buzzle.com, NP, ND, http://www.buzzle.com/articles/facts-about-the-washington-monument.html • Wikipedia, Washington Monument, Wikipedia, NP, last modified on 28 January 2012. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Monument
Bibliography #2 NA, What are some interesting facts about the Washington monument, Answers.com, NP, ND, http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_interesting_facts_about_the_Washington_monument