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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."
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.""
General Sherman's Statue
15th and E St NW (Pershing Park)
"This is a nice place 2 go 2 & see a statue of general sherman."
First Division Monument
17th St. NW & State Pl. NW (in President's Park, just south of th EEOB)
"Designed by Cass Gilbert and sculpted by Daniel Chester French this 78 ft. memorial for the Army’s First Division took 5 years to build. More info C-SPAN American History TV video."
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW (btwn 15th St NW & 17th St NW)
"My faves: the kitchen garden, West Wing, Sasha & Malia's swingset & the view of the monuments."
Lafayette Square Park
1601 Pennsylvania Ave NW
"7-acre park also referred to as “President’s Park.” This land was originally farmland and belonged to a family named Pierce that originated from Charles County, Maryland. Full park history via<LINK>"
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Washington DC Museums
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IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour)
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