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Washington's Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk
For Washington's Monument, historian John Steele Gordon attempts a centuries-long history of the obelisk, told through the lens of the construction of the Washington Monument.
History: 'Washington's Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk
Construction on the Washington Monument began in 1848, but would not be completed for another 37 years. The obelisk-shaped design followed earlier efforts to honor the nation's first president — including a sculpture of a seminude of Washington in a toga.
Munster replaces obelisk
The obelisk has to be moved because it is on property the town recently donated to St. Thomas More Church.
Giant pink condom put onto Sydney's Hyde Park obelisk
In a move to promote safe sex, a New South Wales health promotion organisation has put a giant pink condom onto the obelisk at Sydney's Hyde Park. The 18-metre tall condom was put onto the heritage-listed structure on Friday night in the lead up to the ...
Compassionate St. Augustine goes even bigger in next phase of obelisk art project
As much as the first Compassionate St. Augustine obelisk art project touched the community and visitors last year, Josue Cruz said there was a feeling among organizers that they could take the concept further — and taller, it turns out.

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