Fun Facts About The Capitol


Trust me, it may sound boring but these few facts about Washington D.C. are pretty interesting. Check them out!

Did you know:

  • That the Lincoln Memorial was 19 feet tall?
  • That the word ‘future’ was misprinted as ‘uture’ on one of the walls of the memorial?
  • That there are no skyscrapers in D.C. because no building can surpass the height of the Washington Monument?
  • That Jefferson’s memorial has been referred to as the “Muffin Memorial” because of the way that the dome is shaped? 
  • That on Lincoln’s memorial, his hands spell his initials in sign language?
  • That nothing can be built that blocks the open path between the Lincoln Memorial and Capitol Building? 



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