About This Blog
Explore the history, culture, science, nature, architecture, and stories that link the iconic spaces in the National Mall and Memorial Parks to our nation and its people. The articles collected here are produced by NPS staff at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.
April 15, 2012
Did You Know?
The Washington Monument was damaged in an earthquake on August 23, 2011. Crews assessed the damage and found stones that were cracked, broken, and displaced throughout the structure.