A new Korean War monument was unveiled on Memorial Day in Chillicothe, Ohio—an 8- by 6-foot black monolith etched with a collage of war scenes and the names of local soldiers fallen in that war. It's also a disgraceful insult to every American serviceman who fought in Korea and every other war.
Arguably, the Mount Rushmore National Memorial is already a defacement; for the Lakota, the faces of US presidents represent a theft and desecration of the Black Hills. But there are many who find the faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln to be a sacred site of…
Yesterday, daring structural engineers went up the Washington Monument and rappelled down the monolith to inspect each individual stone for any damage that happened during the earthquake. It looks ball shrinkingly fun.
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Lady Liberty, the Golden Gate Bridge—they didn't just appear there one day. Here's a look at what some of America's greatest monuments looked like before they became the iconic images we know today.