federal monuments


  • Boundary Stones: The quest to save DC’s 1st federal monuments

    D.C.’s 40 boundary stones were set in place at the behest of President George Washington in 1791 to designate the border of the nation’s capital. Like everything in America, there’s a story to the boundary stones. And, like everything in Washington, it’s a precarious, convoluted mess of politics, money and geography.