Washington Monument reopens to public for tours nearly 3 years after 2011 earthquake damage

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 7:25 PM

WASHINGTON — A cross section of Americans awakened early and waited in line for hours to be among the first to ride to the top of the Washington Monument, open to the public Monday for the first time in nearly three years after an earthquake chipped and cracked the towering symbol.

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