Tag: Capitol Hill

John Marshall

Statue: John Marshall (1755 – 1835), Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Location: John Marshall Park, 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue,...

Bartholdi Fountain

Bartholdi‘s Renaissance-style fountain of cast iron was first exhibited at the International Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. Congress bought it a year later for...

Cenotaphs

A cenotaph is an “empty tomb” or a monument erected in honor of a person or group of people whose remains are elsewhere. It can...

Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon

Robert Alphonso Taft (September 8, 1889 – July 31, 1953) Sculptor: Wheeler Williams, New York Architect, Douglas William Orr, New Haven, Conn. Bells: molded by...

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Located at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, the building now known as the Hill Center was built in 1866 as a Naval Hospital. The Navy...

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...