photo by Brian Miller

Making the Monumental City: Phase I of the Washington Monument's Construction 1815-1820

Meeting Place
Washington Monument, South Gate, 699 Washington Place 21201

Sunday, October 7, 2018 1:00 pm


Sunday, October 7, 2018 1:45 pm

Tour Information

Quantity Available

20 /tour

Tour Times

  • Guided Tour #1: 1PM-1:45PM

About the Event

This tour will discuss the first phase of the Washington Monument’s construction, its architect, craftsmen, and suppliers. The tour will highlight the complexity and scale of this building project and what is meant to the city of Baltimore and the nation.

About the Tour Guide:
Dr. Lance Humphries is the Executive Director of the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy, and oversaw the 2014-15 award-winning restoration of the Washington Monument.