Washington Monument Commemorative Stone: Masons, Grand Lodge of Arkansas, (sculpture)
Administered by United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Washington District of Columbia
Located National Mall Adjacent to 14th Street, between Constitution Avenue, N.W. & Independence Avenue, S.W Washington District of Columbia
1856. Installed 1885
Jacob, Judith M., "The Washington Monument: A Technical History and Catalog of the Commemorative Stones," Washington, D.C.: National Park Service, 2005, pg. 142.
The stone is carved in relief along the lower edge with overlapping images of a trowel, a hammer, a compass and L-shaped square, the sun, moon, and stars, various plant life, and a coffin adorned with a shield. Along the upper edge of the stone there is a relief of an eye inside a large G. Across the middle of the stone there is an inscription carved in relief with ornate lettering in waving pattern.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums