Mount Vernon, Illinois: Miniature Washington Monument Replica

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Address:
600 Potomac Blvd, Mount Vernon, IL
Directions:
Going south on I-57 take Exit 95 and turn right onto E IL HWY 15 then almost immediately turn right onto Potomac Blvd. The Washington Monument replica is across from a mall and movie theater at roughly 600 Potomac Blvd.
Admission:
Free.
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Miniature Washington Monument Replica
Miniature when compared to the original, but this iconic obelisk is still at least a hundred feet tall. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/12/2012]

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Heard about this one from a friend -- a miniature replica of the Washington Monument. It wasn't too hard to find. It has a parking lot and a nice walkway around it. However, there are no signs saying who built it or when it was built etc. It is in front on a mall and a movie theater roughly at 600 Potomac Blvd. If you go back to the Municipal West Building at 200 Potomac Blvd you find an interesting sculpture made from various roadsigns - so two roadside attractions for the price of one (even though they are both FREE!)

[Chris Kee, 07/27/2009]
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