Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri, Italian poet (1265 – 1321) Location: Meridian Hill Park, southeast side of lower park, near 15th Street and Florida Avenue, NW. The location was originally called Poet’s Corner. Sculptor: Ettore Ximenes, Italy Designer: Whitney Warren Ceremony: Commissioner Rudolph, M. Rene Viviani, Amb. Ricci Dedication: Thursday, December 1, 1921, 3:30pm The statue of Dante … Continue reading “Dante Alighieri”