Category: NW

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....

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...

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...

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...

Benjamin Franklin

Statue: Benjamin Franklin Location: 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Dedication: January 17, 1889, 10:00 AM Designer: Ernst Plassman, New York City Sculptor: Jacques Jouvenal...