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Date

4-1989

Description

The Washington Monument and Museum at Mount Vernon Place, visible beyond busy Charles Street in Baltimore, Maryland. The monument is 178 feet tall and sits atop a hill in the heart of Baltimore. Architect Robert Mills designed the monument. Completed in 1829, it was the first civic monument to America’s first president, George Washington.

Notes

http://www.baltimoremuseums.org/visit/museums/washmonument.shtml

http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1167087

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Building Type

Public sculpture

Building Style

Neoclassical

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Maryland -- Baltimore; Architecture -- Monuments; Architecture -- Public sculpture;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Maryland

City Name

Baltimore

Street Address

Charles St.

Keywords

Baltimore, Maryland; Mount Vernon Place; Washington Monument, Baltimore;

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