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Mount Vernon Place Conservancy (MVPC): Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: MVPC Announces Symphony Number One to Perform in Mount Vernon Place (August 22, 2018)

PRESS RELEASE: Mount Vernon Place Conservancy to manage 2019 Flower Mart (July 31, 2018)

PRESS RELEASE: MVPC Announces 2018 Summer in the Squares Season to Open with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids (May 16, 2018)

PRESS RELEASE: MVPC Announces American Friends of Lafayette to Lay Ceremonial Wreath at Statue of Lafayette on the Frenchman’s 260th Birthday (September 2, 2017)

PRESS RELEASE: MVPC Announces Symphony Number One to Perform in Mount Vernon Place (August 15, 2017)

Ceremony Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Lafayette Statue:  May 16, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Mount Vernon Place Conservancy Lafayette Centennial (May 9, 2017)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Lafayette Statue Fact Sheet >

Video: Historic footage of Marshal Joseph Joffre’s visit to the Washington Monument, Mount Vernon Place, May 14, 1917

Photo: French War delegation’s welcome to the Washington Monument, Mount Vernon Place, May 14, 1917 (credit: Permission from The Baltimore Sun)

Photo: Marshal Joseph Joffre breaks ground for the Lafayette statue, Mount Vernon Place, May 14, 1917 (credit: Maryland Historical Society)

Photo: Lafayette statue’s dedication, September 6, 1924, with President Calvin Coolidge in attendance (credit: Library of Congress)

PRESS RELEASE: MVPC Announces 13-Year Old Pennsylvania Numismatist to be Involved with Research Project Aimed at Cataloguing the Contents of the Washington Monument’s Two Time Capsules (March 24, 2017)

PRESS RELEASE: MVPC Washington Monument Restoration Wins 10 Awards (June 17, 2016)

PRESS RELEASE: MVPC Announces new Executive Director (March 21, 2016)

PRESS RELEASE: Treasures Unearthed From Baltimore’s Washington Monument, Maryland Historical Society (June 12, 2015)

June 2, 2015 Press Conference:

Mount Vernon Place Conservancy Reveals Contents of Two Time Capsules in Baltimore’s Washington Monument & Announcement of Monumental Bicentennial Celebration on July 4th, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: America’s First Washington Monument Celebrates Bicentennial and Reopening on July 4th with Re-dedication Ceremony and Festival (June 2, 2015)

PRESS RELEASE : Mount Vernon Place Conservancy Reveals Contents of Two Time Capsules Discovered in Baltimore’s Washington Monument; Announcement of Monumental Bicentennial Celebration July 4, 2015 (June 2, 2015)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Inventory of Washington Monument 1815 Cornerstone >

Photos of Washington Monument 1815 Cornerstone Contents >

Captions for Photos of Washington Monument 1815 Cornerstone >

Photos of Washington Monument 1915 Time Capsule Contents >

Hi-res video footage of the discovery of both the Washington Monument Cornerstone and Time Capsule >

PRESS RELEASE: Mount Vernon Place Conservancy Hosts Viewing of Washington Monument’s Historic Cornerstone (April 12, 2015)

PRESS RELEASE: 200-Year-Old Cornerstone Discovered During Baltimore’s Washington Monument Restoration (February 16, 2015)

PRESS RELEASE: Washington Monument Time Capsule On Display at the Walters Art Museum (January 21, 2015)

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