Women’s History Month DC Memorials

Celebrating Women’s History Month with a listing of a few statues in Washington, D.C., dedicated to women.

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.

Wharf and East Potomac Park Jitney

The other day I was riding my bike around Hains Point when a helpful NPS Ranger asked if I knew about the ferry. When I told him I didn’t, he shared the details with me. Thanks, #NPSRanger. Throughout the summer (April – November), the Wharf runs a jitney across the Washington Channel to East Potomac … Continue reading “Wharf and East Potomac Park Jitney”

Lobsterman

Statue: Maine Lobsterman Location: Southwest waterfront Placement: 1983 Sculptor: Victor Kahill Cost to Taxpayers: $0, $30,000 raised by Camp Fire Girls of Cundys Harbor, Maine A bronze statue of a Maine lobsterman is located on Maine Avenue in Southwest on the Potomac waterfront in Washington. This statue is a gift from Maine. In 1939 Victor … Continue reading “Lobsterman”