Tag: Military

Fort Leslie McNair

Fort McNair was built in 1791, and is the third oldest Army installation in continuous use since the founding of the United States. The other...

Simon Bolivar

Statue: Simon Bolivar, South American Liberator, July 24, 1783 – December 17, 1830 Location: 18th and C Street and Virginia Avenue, NW (Bolivar Park) Sculptor: Felix...

John Barry

Statue: John Barry (March 25, 1745 – September 13, 1803) Location: 14th Street, NW, Franklin Square Park (west side) Sculptor: John J. Boyle, New York...

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...

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...