Monday, May 5, 2008

Washington Monument: Praise Be to God

Many who visit Washington, D.C. are not familiar with the fact that so many of our buildings and monuments have scripture on them. One of the best examples is the Washington Monument. It is the tallest structure in D.C. because it is mandated to be so. On the very top of the monument is the Latin phrase Laus Deo, which means "praise be to God."

Read more about the monument and the significance of its placement here:

Laus Deo!

No comments: