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Washington Monument opens to the public
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By Liz Davis
\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
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October 9, 1888
Washington Monument opens to the public
The Washington Monument was built in honor of our nation's first president, George Washington. Although it was dedicated in February 1885, it wasn't opened to the public until October 9, 1888.
http://www.nationalmall.org/sites-subpage-washington.php

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