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The Washington Monument is the tallest structure in Washington, D.C., at 555
feet 5-1/8 inches tall.
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The Washington Monument was built to honor George Washington, commander-in-chief
of the continental army, and first president of the United States.
The monument was completed and dedicated in 1885. It is a white marble
structure 555 feet, 5-1/8 inches tall.