Tells the story of the Washington Monument, giving information on the nation"s first president whom the monument honors and describing the process of designing and building the monument.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
|Series||Cornerstones of freedom.|
|LC Classifications||F203.4.W3 L36 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||2003016942|
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