George Washington National Masonic Monument

Based on the lighthouse in ancient Alexandria (one of the ‘seven wonders of the world’), the George Washington National Masonic Monument in Alexandria, VA stands at 333 foot tall. Washington was the ‘worshipful master’ of the local Masons lodge when he was elected President and the monument was constructed entirely with voluntary contributions from members of the Masonic Fraternity. Apparently the Square and Compasses logo to the front of the building is the world’s largest. Thanks: Josh Stevens, CK Dexter Haven & Tim Gregory

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