What’s the difference between a rock and a boulder? Explore this obscure DC monument to find out

What to know about Braddock’s Boulder

It’s another obscure monument in the District — dedicated to a name that’s becoming all too familiar.

We’ve told you about Braddock’s Rock — even Braddock’s Fountain. But did you know British Colonial General Edward Braddock also has a boulder in his honor?

Unveiled on the lawn of the National Cathedral in 1907, historical experts say the stone was put on display just six weeks after the first foundation stone for the Cathedral itself was laid!

Come along with WTOP’s Matt Kaufax as he asks the question: Just how many obscure monuments can one guy have?

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Matt Kaufax

If there's an off-the-beaten-path type of attraction, person, or phenomenon in the DC area that you think more people should know about, Matt is your guy. As the features reporter for WTOP, he's always on the hunt for stories that provide a unique local flavor—a slice of life if you will.

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