Baltimore Remembers Washington


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America’s first Washington Monument Decorated for Chirstmas

Baltimore continues to remember our first president, George Washington. Christmas Season 2006 finds Baltimore’s Washington Monument all decorated for the season at Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore, Maryland.

The people of Baltimore built the first large-scale monument in the nation to George Washington in 1809, just ten years after his death. Read of the history of the Washington Monument at Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore.

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The image, PC091062, is subject to copyright by Elwyn. It is posted here with permission via the Flickr API by barneykin, administrator of “The Revolution flickred” pool.

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