The Washington Monument

Hi, welcome to, I'm your host Christine. Today, we'll be taking a brief look at the most prominent landmark in Washington , the Washington Monument.
The Washington Monument is as well as the oldest in Washington DC. It was in honor of who led the country to and then its first . The monument is shaped like an Egyptian obelisk, and - and averages to in .
The monument is among the tallest masonry , it was designed by Robert Mills, a American of the 1840s. The actual of the monument began in -, but was not completed until -, almost years after the architect's death.
At the time of construction, it was in the world. It is still the tallest building in Washington DC.

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