Celebrating Women’s History Month with a listing of a few statues in Washington, D.C., dedicated to women.
A celebration of Black History Month in DC with by learning about a few statues and memorials dedicated to famous African-Americans.
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”
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”