John Paul Jones

Statue: John Paul Jones (July 6, 1747 – July 18, 1792) Location: 17th Street and Independence Avenue, NW (Potomac Park) Sculptor: Charles Niehaus, New York Architects: Carrere & Hastings Unveiling: 3:00 p.m., April 17, 1912 Cost: $50,000 John Paul Jones was a Scottish sailor and the United States’ first well-known naval fighter in the American … Continue reading “John Paul Jones”

Garfield Statue

President James A. Garfield (March 4, 1881 – September 19, 1881) Location: 1st and Maryland Street, S.W., on the western side of the Capitol Architect and Sculptor: John Quincy Adams Ward, Ohio Ceremony: May 12, 1887 Cost: $65,000 – Congressional appropriations of $30,000, and $35,000 from the Army of the Cumberland. The Garfield Statue was … Continue reading “Garfield Statue”