Louis Jacque Daguerre

A statue for Louis Jacque Daguerre, for whom the daguerreotype is named, was first proposed in January 1890 by the Photographer Association of America. The...

Taras Shevchenko

Memorial: Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko, (Ukrainian) 1814 – 1861 Sculptor: Leo Mol, Ukranian-born Location: triangle park – P Street, between 22nd and 23rd Streets, NW Unveiling:...

Robert Emmet

Robert Emmet (Irish): 4 March 1778 – 20 September 1803 Location: triangle park, Massachusetts Ave, 24nd Street, and S Streets, NW Sculptor: Jerome Connor, Washington,...

McClellan Statue

General George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) Location: Connecticut Avenue, NW, at California Street and Columbia Road Sculptor: Frederick MacMonnies, New...

A Midsommer Night’s Dreame

One of many, this bas relief is on the north wall of the Folger Shakespeare Library depicting a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream....

Longfellow statue

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: 1807 – 1882 Location: triangle park at Connecticut Avenue, 18th Street, and M Street, NW Sculptor: William Couper, New York Dedication: May...

Count Rochambeau

Count Jean Baptiste Rochambeau (b. Vendome, France; 1725–1807) Location: Southwest corner of President’s Park Sculptor: M. Ferdinand Hamar, Vendome, France Architect: L. Parent Unveiling: May...

World Cup Soccer

When the United States hosted the World Cup in 1994, RFK Stadium hosted 4 divisional games and 1 Round of 16 game on July 2,...