Tag: French

General Lafayette Statue

Lafayette Park Square was first referred to as Lafayette Square beginning in the 1820s. By the time Clark Mill's Andrew Jackson statue was placed in...

Jean Jules Jusserand

Memorial: Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand (18 February 1855 – 18 July 1932) Location: Rock Creek Park, .25 mile south of Pierce Mill Architect: Joseph...

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...

Joan of Arc

Statue: Joan of Arc (Jeanne D’Arc, French) Location: Meridian Hill Park Sculptor: Paul Dubois, French Dedication: January 6, 1922 Cost: $0, gift of the Femmes...

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...

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...