Washington Monument Reopens on National Mall

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The Washington Monument: Glynn Wilson

A special ceremony on the National Mall was held this week to mark the reopening of the Washington Monument, which was damaged in the East Coast earthquake of 2011.

Secretary if the Interior Sally Jewell thanked the workers for getting the monument work done on time and under budget and philanthropist David Rubenstein for a $7.5 million donation, half the coast of the repairs.

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And Secretary Jewell joined Vice President Joe Biden in St. Louis as work continues on the revitalization of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.

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