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Washington Monument State Park

Washington Monument State Park

I am sure you are familiar with the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. However, you may not be familiar with the first completed monument located in Maryland.

Located atop South Mountain, Washington Monument State Park is named for the first completed monument dedicated to the memory of George Washington. The Washington Monument is a rugged stone tower that was initially erected by the citizens of Boonsboro in 1827. You should add this destination to your list of places to visit in Maryland.


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Comment balloon 10 commentsRoy Kelley • September 17 2018 08:08PM


Thank you for the information. I visited the state park a long time ago .

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) 9 months ago

No, I am not familiar with this one Roy. Nice way to bring attention to it on this platform...

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) 9 months ago

I have yet to see the Washington Monument State Park, Roy.  It is on my bucket list.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 9 months ago

I knew about this monument, Roy, but had totally forgotten about it until reading your post this morning.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) 9 months ago

Good morning Roy. Being a midwest guy who has spent no time on the east coast had no clue. Thanks! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 9 months ago

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Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 9 months ago


I did not know about the Washington Monument State Park!  Next time we are in DC, I will remember this landmark.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 9 months ago

This is the first I have heard of that monument erected a mere 50 years after the Revolution.  Very interesting!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 9 months ago

I am glad to learn about this monument. If I head that way, I will put on my list of things to see.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) 9 months ago

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 9 months ago