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 Henry Niehaus, New York Architect: Isralis and Harder Dedication: June 21, 1900 Cost: $75,000 (most raised by subscription) Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann was a German physician, known for creating the … Continue reading “Hahnemann Memorial”

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 in landscape gardening, and managed large nurseries on the Isle of Wight and then in Bristol, England before moving to Washington, D.C. In 1851 he came to Washington and was … Continue reading “John Saul”

Jean Jules Jusserand

Memorial: Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand (18 February 1855 – 18 July 1932) Location: Rock Creek Park, .25 mile south of Pierce Mill Architect: Joseph Freedlander, New York architect Dedication: November 7, 1936, 2 pm Cost: $0 to taxpayers Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand (February 18, 1855 – July 18, 1932) was French Ambassador to … Continue reading “Jean Jules Jusserand”

Samuel Gompers

Statue: Samuel Gompers (January 27, 1850 – December 13, 1924) Location: Massachusetts Avenue, NW, between 10th and 11 Streets Dedication: October 8, 1933, 10AM Samuel Gompers was born in England where he was educated. When he was 13 his family moved to New York City. His father was a cigar maker, and Samuel became a … Continue reading “Samuel Gompers”