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Herndon Monument

Herndon Monument

USNA Commencement 2006

The Herndon monument, with the dome of the Chapel in the background, is the obelisk that each class climbs at the end of their Plebe year to mark their transition into Youngster year. The whitish cast on the granite is the remnants of about 1/2 ton of lard applied by the previous class to make sure that the fun doesn't end too soon.

What's with the full stop?