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The Washington Monument – 1850

Freeman’s Journal 21st November, 1850 p3 The Washington Monument. This grand memorial originated as follows. In 1783 Congress resolved to erect an equestrian statue to Washington.  In 1804, after his death, the subject was again broached, but nothing was done.  In 1833 the Washington National Monument Society was organized with Chief Justice Marshall at its … Continue reading

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