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Statue of Jackson astride horse, Sam Patch, saluting soldiers at Battle of New Orleans (1st major battle of War of 1812). Statue required 15 tons of bronze for construction. More site info via<LINK>. Read more
Erected in 1853. Clark Mills was the sculptor.
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Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Statue
H Street & Jackson Place NW
"Memorial to Baron Frederick Wilhelm Von Steuben, Major General of the Continental Army. The bronze statue, sculpted by Albert Jager, was erected by act of Congress."
1601 Pennsylvania Ave NW (Across from White House)
"Memorial to Comte Jean de Rochambeau, Major General to the Continental Army and commander of French forces in the Revolutionary War. Dedicated in 1922 and work of sculptor J.J. Fernand Hamar."
General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument
15th and E St NW (Pershing Park)
"March to The Sea...."
H St. NW (at Madison Pl. NW)
"He's got a bridge named after him in New York City connecting Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Maspeth, Queens. True story, it even makes an appearance in the funeral scene of the movie "The Godfather.""
District of Columbia World War I Memorial
1964 Independence Ave SW (in West Potomac Park)
"Completed in 1931, the Peristyle Doric Temple was the first war memorial on the Mall, and lists all 499 DC residents who lost their lives in the war, regardless of their rank, race, or gender."
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW (btwn 15th St NW & 17th St NW)
"Don’t miss the White House beehive and the First Lady’s vegetable garden from the gate on the South Lawn. The bees pollinate White House plants and make honey for the first family and their guests."
Lafayette Square Park
1601 Pennsylvania Ave NW
"Yes, the protestors in the park really are there every day of the year. Plus, on any given day, you will see a random protest. Don't take pictures of the police on bikes, they don't like it."
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Washington DC Museums
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