Memorial Lodge

Title

Memorial Lodge

Description

Memorial Lodge is a small, flat-roofed, one-story building less than 500 feet east of the Washington Monument. It serves as an information station where tickets can be retrieved to visit the top of the Washington Monument. Originally constructed in 1888, the building has seen three redesigns and expansions in 1931, 1942, and 1963.

Date

1888 (built)
1931 (remodeled)

Coverage

Physical Description

A small one story building made of marble, ashlar, and cinderblock.

Location

480 feet east of the Washington Monument on the Monument grounds.

Type

Description

Memorial Lodge is a small, flat-roofed, one-story building less than 500 feet east of the Washington Monument. It serves as an information station where tickets can be retrieved to visit the top of the Washington Monument. Originally constructed in 1888, the building has seen three redesigns and expansions in 1931, 1942, and 1963.

Creator

Poindexter and Company

Date

1888 (built)

Coverage

1860-1889