Top 23 Statue Sights in Washington, D.C., United States

    Start your walk at Lincoln Memorial
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    Lincoln Memorial
    20th century American national monument

    The Lincoln Memorial is an American national memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., across from the Washington Monument. The architect was Henry Bacon; the designer of the primary statue…Read more

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    Jefferson Memorial
    United States national historic site

    The Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial built in Washington, D.C., 1939-1943 Under the sponsorship of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. For Roosevelt it was a suitable memorial to a Founding Father of the United States, and the founder of the Democratic Party. Thomas Jefferson .…Read more

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

    The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington D.C., dedicated to the memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, and to the era he represents. The memorial is the second of two that have been constructed in Washington to commemorate that president.…Read more

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    George Washington (Greenough)
    Sculpture by Horacio Greenough

    George Washington, also known as Enthroned Washington, is a large marble sculpture by Horatio Greenough commissioned for the centennial of U.S President George Washington's birth in February 22, 1732. Completed in 1840, the statue was soon exhibited in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol and then moved to the…Read more

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    The Three Soldiers
    Artwork by Frederick Hart

    The Three Soldiers is a bronze statue by Frederick Hart. Unveiled on Veterans Day, November 11, 1984 on the National Mall, it is part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commemorating the Vietnam War. It is the first representation of an African American on the National Mall.…Read more

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    Albert Einstein Memorial
    Artwork by Robert Berks

    The Albert Einstein Memorial is a monumental bronze statue depicting Albert Einstein seated with manuscript papers in hand by sculptor Robert Berks. It is located in central Washington, D.C., United States, in a grove of trees at the southwest corner of the grounds of the National Academy of Sciences…Read more

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    Main Interior Building
    United States national historic site

    The Main Interior Building, officially known as the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, located in Washington, D.C., is the headquarters of the United States Department of the Interior.…Read more

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    Major General Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette
    United States national historic site

    Major General Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette is a statue in Lafayette Square, by Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguiere.…Read more

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    Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau
    United States national historic site

    Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau is a bronze statue by Fernand Hamar which honors Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, a French nobleman and general who played a major role in helping the Thirteen Colonies win independence during the American Revolution.…Read more

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    General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument
    United States national historic site

    General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument is an equestrian statue of American Civil War Major General William Tecumseh Sherman located in Sherman Plaza, which is part of President's Park in Washington, D.C., in the United States. The selection of an artist in 1896 to design the monument was highly controversial. During…Read more

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    Alexander Hamilton (Fraser)
    Bronze statue of Alexander Hamilton by James Earle Fraser

    A bronze statue of Alexander Hamilton by James Earle Fraser, dedicated on May 17, 1923, is found on the south patio of the U.S. Treasury Building in Washington, D.C.…Read more

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    Admiral David G. Farragut (Ream statue)
    United States national historic site

    Admiral David G. Farragut is a statue in Washington, D.C. honoring David Farragut, a career military officer who served as the first admiral in the United States Navy. The monument is sited in the center of Farragut Square, a city square in downtown Washington, D.C. The statue was…Read more

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    Brigadier General Thaddeus Kosciuszko
    United States national historic site

    Brigadier General Thaddeus Kosciuszko is a bronze statue by Antoni Popiel. It was dedicated by William Howard Taft, on May 11, 1910.…Read more

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    Equestrian of Simón Bolívar
    Artwork by Felix de Weldon

    Equestrian of Simón Bolívar is a public artwork by American artist Felix de Weldon. The monument is located at Virginia Avenue NW, 18th Street NW, and C Street NW near the United States Department of Interior and the Pan American Union building of the Organization of American States.…Read more

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    General Jose de San Martin Memorial
    United States national historic site

    The General Jose de San Martin Memorial is an equestrian statue memorial of Argentine general and independence leader José de San Martín in Washington, D.C., United States.…Read more

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    General José Gervasio Artigas
    Artwork by Juan Manuel Blanes

    General Jose Gervasio Artigas is a bronze statue, in Washington, DC, capital of the United States, at the intersection of Constitution Avenue and Virginia Avenue, at 18th Street. It is one of a set called the Statues of the Liberators. José Artigas was a 19th-century general, sometimes called "the father…Read more

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    Major General James B. McPherson (statue)
    United States national historic site

    Major General James B. McPherson is a public artwork by American artist Louis Rebisso, located at McPherson Square in Washington, D.C., United States. Major General James B. McPherson was originally surveyed as part of the Smithsonian's Save Outdoor Sculpture! survey in 1993. The monument is a bronze equestrian statue of…Read more

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    Benjamin Franklin (Jouvenal)
    United States national historic site

    Benjamin Franklin is a Carrara marble statue by Jacques Jouvenal. It sits at Old Post Office Pavilion, at 12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.…Read more

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    Albert Gallatin (Fraser)
    Artwork by James Earle Fraser

    Albert Gallatin is a bronze statue by James Earle Fraser. It is located north of the Treasury Building , at 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. It was authorized by Congress on January 11, 1927. It was dedicated on October 15, 1947.…Read more

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    Rawlins Park

    Rawlins Park is a park in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The General John A. Rawlins statue is located on the eastern end of the park. Directly north of the park is the General Services Administration. Directly south is the Department of Interior building.…Read more

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    General John A. Rawlins
    United States national historic site

    The statue of John Aaron Rawlins, a United States Army general who served during the Civil War and later as Secretary of War, is a focal point of Rawlins Park, a small public park in Washington, D.C.'s Foggy Bottom neighborhood. It was installed in 1874, but relocated several times between…Read more

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    Japanese Lantern (Washington, D.C.)
    Artwork

    The Japanese Lantern is a stone statue in West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C. It is located next to the Tidal Basin, among the cherry trees first planted in 1912. It is lighted during the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival.…Read more

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    Japanese Pagoda (Washington, D.C.)
    Artwork

    The Japanese Pagoda is a stone statue in West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C. It is located next to the Tidal Basin, and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.…Read more

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