Shooter Hill (Alexandria, VA)
By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial sits at the top of Shooters Hill in Alexandria, Virginia -  a spot that was once the choice of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison for the new nation's capitol building. Instead, it serves as a memorial to the man who is perhaps American's most famous Mason. The Memorial is 9-stories tall, and you can see it from much of the city of Alexandria.  I took this photo facing west on King Street. For a long time, the Memorial was a work in progress.  They laid the cornerstone in 1932, but didn't complete the spectacular interior until 1970.  It's easy to get to the Washington Masonic National Memorial.  The building is a few blocks from the King Street Metro, and there are driving directions on the website.   If you are planning a move to or fro...
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