Civil War Pic w/ unfinished Washington Monument in background

Civil War Pic w/ unfinished Washington Monument in background

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 6:51 PM

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samD, which one are you, I can't quite make you out?

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 6:53 PM

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LOL

6 years 35 weeks ago, 6:58 PM

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All kidding aside, very cool pic with the unfinished monument

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 6:55 PM

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OK I got ya, next to the Bowlegged guy with a smile!

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 6:59 PM

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but not completed until 1884. Construction stopped at 150 feet. I'm guessing, then, that this picture is circa the Civil ar or maybe a few years before.

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 7:02 PM

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Schuy-you beat me to the punch dammit

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 7:09 PM

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the exact date of this? I was just there a coupla months ago, toured the whole place.

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 7:13 PM

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Nope, I quit when I saw your post, I hope someday I get to go to that part of the country.

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6 years 35 weeks ago, 7:12 PM

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and I have no proof one way or the other, save for your stellar intelligence.

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