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The Washington Monument is the world's tallest masonry structure, standing 555 feet, 5 inches (169.29 metres) in height and made of marble, granite, and sandstone.

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San Jacinto is taller than the Washington Monument, true, but it's reinforced concrete, not stone, and the Washington Monument is not a "war memorial," it's a presidential memorial.
Anaconda Smoke Stack is taller but it's made of brick, it's a...

Posted by DC Native (guest) on Fri 23 Apr 2010 12:43:52 PM EDT

NOT THE TALLEST!!

SAN JACINTO STANDS 570 FEET!
http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=6702

Posted by Karen (guest) on Wed 21 Apr 2010 07:55:24 PM EDT

ornament picture is better

I like the ornament picture of the Washington Monument better, more color

Posted by Kathy (guest) on Thu 15 Apr 2010 03:53:02 PM EDT

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