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Washington Monument Reopens After Earthquake Renovation

Image: National Parks Service Holds Media Preview Tour Of Washington Monument Prior To Its Reopening
A view of the White House and a new locator map inside the Washington Monument that was shown during a preview tour for the media prior to its reopening on May 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.Pete Marovich / Getty Images

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The Washington Monument has been closed since August 23, 2011 when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck 84 miles southwest of the Nation's Capitol. During a media preview tour on Saturday, a view of the White House could be seen from the top of the monument in Washington, DC. It is scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday.

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