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Washington National Monument

C. D. Gedney

Washington National Monument

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by C. D. Gedney

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Published .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Gedney, C. D.,
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Monuments -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.),
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementmade by C. D. Gedney, Feb. 17th 1880, for Dr. J. M. Toner.
      ContributionsToner, Joseph M. 1825-1896.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNC139.G23 A4 1880
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[235] leaves :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4288491M
      LC Control Number78315518

      The National Mall is a landscaped park within the National Mall and Memorial Parks, an official unit of the United States National Park is located near the downtown area of Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States, and is administered by the National Park Service (NPS) of the United States Department of the Interior.. The term National Mall . Take the Ultimate Washington Monument Quiz Aug at pm Take this question, multiple-choice challenge to learn about the history of one of the United States’ most recognizable monuments on the National Mall.

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