Wonna know how it was build? Look for:
History of USA Part 1 - THE NEW ATLANTIS 2006
History of USA Part 2 - RIDDLES IN STONE 2007
History of USA Part 3 - EYE OF THE PHOENIX 2009
Did you know there is a bible is buried underneath the Washington Monument among other things?
Including: several atlases and reference books, multiple guides to Washington DC and the Capitol, Census records from 1790 to 1848, various poetry, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence.
All told, there were dozens of items placed in the cornerstone, and the bible was one of them.