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Washington Monument Earthquake Damage

The Washington Monument Is Finally Reopening

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 150 cracks have been repaired, rainwater leaks have been sealed, and the 130-year-old Washington Monument will reopen Mo...

Interior Secretary And Philanthropist High-Five At Top Of Washington Monument

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 08.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — The towering marble symbol of the nation's capital is chipped, cracked and closed, though will soon be pieced back together by engi...

How Long Will It Take Just To Build The Scaffolding?

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Workers have started building scaffolding around the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument to make repairs to stonework damaged in a 2011 ea...

Washington Monument Quake Repair Work Takes Big Step Forward

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 11.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service named a Massachusetts contractor Wednesday to repair the Washington Monument's earthquake damage, though it ma...

WATCH: Quake Video Inside The Washington Monument

Posted 08.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you can stomach it, check out this amazing video taken inside the Washington Monument during last year's 5.8-magnitude earthquake cen...

PHOTOS: D.C. Quake Damage, Recovery 1 Year Later

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 08.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Since its founding more than 200 years ago, the nation's capital had never experienced an earthquake as intense as last year's 5.8 m...

LOOK: Washington Monument's Surprising Discovery

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 10.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Monument did not sink any further into the ground as a result of last year's 5.8-magnitude earthquake, government surveyo...

Bad News For The Washington Monument

Posted 07.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service expects to keep the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument closed to visitors into 2014 as repair work continu...

Did The Washington Monument Sink Or Tilt?

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.14.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Monument cracked and crumbled when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook the nation's capital last year. But did it sink or ti...

Did The Washington Monument Tilt Or Sink After Quake?

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Monument cracked and crumbled when a 5.8-magnitude earthquake shook the nation's capital last year. But did it sink or ti...

PHOTOS: Washington Monument Earthquake Damage Worse Than First Thought

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

Shortly after the rare 5.8 earthquake in Virginia rattled Washington D.C. Tuesday, a Park Service spokesman said there was "absolutely no damage" to t...