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“the first one!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Park

Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Park
600 N Charles Street, Charles and Monument Streets, Baltimore, MD (Mount Vernon)
+1 410-528-1919
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Ranked #59 of 133 Attractions in Baltimore
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking
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Owner description: 200 Years ago, Baltimoreans envisioned and commenced one of the most beautiful urban spaces in America, Mount Vernon Place. This centerpiece of a National Historic Landmark has its origins in Baltimoreans' interest in erecting a monument to George Washington, the first President of the United States, and the democratic ideals he represented.
Jarrestville, Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“the first one!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

This is the first monument it George, and the square is nice to visit as well.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Nothing to see”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Not really anything there and area is kind of iffy, especially at night.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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46 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Mt Vernon in Baltimore is a European style square honoring George Washington”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Beautiful church buildings, Peabody Institute and the magnificent Walters Museum makes this a must visit area of Baltimore.

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Maryland
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Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
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“A National Shrine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

First monument to our first President. Not the easiest place to get to because of limited parking, but it's worth the effort, and the Walters Art Gallery is in the same area.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Cool-even if only to say you walked the stairs”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

The base is a small square area with a nice bit of information on GW and his life and the Mt. Vernon area. A realistic bust of his face is in the rear. The 228 steps to the stop of the 178ft monument is a doosy to walk but I would recommend. In the past on the 1st thursdays you were able to go out on the ledge at the top. Cost is one dollar and a water is provided after or before the walk. Good view of the city.

Visited November 2011
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