National monument Sentence Examples
The monastery became a national monument and the monks were recognized as custodians.
In 1843 the Certosa was restored to the Carthusians and was exempted from confiscation in 1866, but it has since been declared a national monument.
The national monument to the Forefathers, designed by Hammatt Billings, and dedicated on the 1st of August 1889, thirty years after its corner-stone was laid, stands in the northern part of the town.
The stateliest is the national monument to commemorate the victory of Waterloo, originally intended to be a reproduction of the Parthenon.
Encamping in the neighbourhood of the Abbey Craig - on which now stands the national monument to his memory - he watched the passage of the Forth.Advertisement
In 1833 the Washington National Monument Society was formed and a popular subscription was taken.
His vast collection of sources (Rerum Italicarum scriptores), prepared amid every discouragement, remains to-day the national monument of Italian history; and it is but one of his collections.
See the quarry where many dinosaur fossils were unearthed at the dinosaur fossils were unearthed at the Dinosaur National Monument.
See the quarry where many dinosaur fossils were unearthed at the Dinosaur National Monument.
An important national monument is the 16th-century That Luang (Royal Stupa) that symbolizes Buddhist and Lao union.Advertisement
The monastery of Monte Oliveto Maggiore is an extensive building of considerable artistic interest, enhanced by frescoes of Signorelli and Sodoma; it is now a national monument occupied by two or three monks as custodians, though it could accommodate three hundred.
Today, this 16th century fortress is a national monument and visitors can climb over its ramparts and tour its well-preserved living quarters.
The statue was declared a national monument in 1924 and the statue went under major restoration from 1982 to 1986, reopening for the statue’s centennial.