Located just outside of Washington D.C. is one of the most unique and elaborate dedications in the country. This tribute to George Washington is a Masonic temple, in honor of the President’s identity as a Freemason. Built in the style of an Egyptian Lighthouse, this monument is riddled with fascinating architecture and an extensive history to match. Here’s more on the Masonic National Monument located in Alexandria.
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To learn more about this National Historic Landmark, be sure to visit the official website. Have you visited the Masonic Temple in Alexandria? Feel free to share your experiences with us!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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