Author: dcmemorialist

Anacostia Park Bike Path

The Anacostia Park is a waterfront park with walking/biking trails, picnic and sports areas, a roller rink, and the Aquatic Resources Education center. Several bridges...

Benjamin Banneker Park

Benjamin Banneker Park is located at the southern end of L'Enfant Boulevard and is named for Banneker who was an African-American scientist and surveyor who...

The Willard Hotel

With a history going back to 1816, The Willard Intercontinental Hotel, at the corner of 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, is one of the Nation's...

Black History Month, DC Memorials

A celebration of Black History Month in DC with by learning about a few statues and memorials dedicated to famous African-Americans....

Gravelly Point, A Photo Essay

Gravelly Point is a park located northwest of National Airport and provides a viewing area of planes takeoff and landing. Gravelly Point is part of...

Hahnemann Memorial

Statue: Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann (April 10, 1755 – July 2, 1843) Location: Scott Circle, Massachusetts and Rhode Island at 16th Street, NW Sculptor: Charles...

John Saul

Memorial:John Saul Location: E Street NW, northeast area of the Ellipse John Saul was born in Lismore County, Ireland, December 25, 1819. He was educated...