Unformatted text preview: 1. Construction began in 1907 and lasted 83 years. 2. It is an “American Church”, accepting all denominations. 3. Teddy Roosevelt helped lay the foundation. 4. No federal spending was used on the cathedral. 5. All together the limestone used weighs more than 300 million tons. 6. The National Cathedral is located in Washington DC. 7. It is officially called the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. 8. It is the sixth largest cathedral in the world. 9. The National Cathedral is the second largest in the United States. 10. It was ranked third on the List of America’s Favorite Architecture....
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