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Back in Action!

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Today’s the day! As of 1pm today, following this morning’s ceremony, the Washington Monument has re-opened. And it’s about time.  It closed August 23, 2011 after the 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook up the city left it cracked in several places. Then, two weeks after the earthquake, Hurricane Irene stopped by and filled the Monument’s cracks…

Tour the Shutdown!

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We’ve been getting a lot of questions of late about how the government shutdown is affecting our tours.  The short answer is: it isn’t really.  The only real inconvenience is that we are currently unable to take guests inside the Lincoln Memorial.  However, all the other memorials and monuments are still fair game, and every…