Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony

The Washington Monument is finally reopening, after repairs caused by the earthquake about 2-1/2 years ago. There will be a reopening ceremony, followed by tours*.

For those of you who don't want a tour, (or don't get there in time to get a ticket,) we can still attend the reopening ceremony, then spend the day out on the mall, picnic, nearby museums, etc.

Schedule of official events:
(Try to arrive about an hour earlier than the times shown, since it'll probably be very crowded, due to being tourist season.)
8:30am - Tour tickets become available (first-come, first-served basis)
10:00am - Reopening Ceremony starts
1:00pm - Tours* start

More information about the construction and reopening can be found here.

*Tickets, which will probably be free, are required.

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  • Tony (.

    Running late. Don't wait up.

    May 12, 2014

  • Tony (.

    Running late. Don't wait up.

    May 12, 2014

  • Spicermedic

    Sorry guys, some things came up this morning. Looks like I won't be able to make this one after all :(

    May 12, 2014

  • Bass Hooves (Chase G.

    Me and John have not left yet where should we meet when we get there and we should get lunch

    1 · May 12, 2014

  • Prism

    I'd love ta go.... but it all hinges on my work status.
    We shall see.

    May 5, 2014

  • Spicermedic

    This sounds like Fun, and a historic event to attend. I'll be there!

    1 · May 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Not trying to be mean but this is on a Monday morning..alot of people will be at work or school so expect a low turn out

    March 25, 2014

    • John Locke (Rolling W.

      I know, but there are some members who miss most of our meetups, and could make it to this, because they work on weekends.

      March 26, 2014

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