Women’s History Month DC Memorials

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc Statue in Meridian Hill Park
Joan of Arc Statue in Meridian Hill Park

The only equestrian statue of a women in the Nation’s Capital, the Joan of Arc statue was given to the United States by a group of women, Society of French Women of New York, and is dedicated to the women of the United States.

Vietnam Women’s Memorial

The Vietnam Women’s Memorial is dedicated to the women of the United States who served int he Vietnam War.

The Vietnam Women’s Memorial is located near the Vietnam Memorial on the (western) National Mall in Washington, D.C. The monument was dedicated in 1993, and designed by Glenna Goodacre.

Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial in Lincoln Park, NE, Washington, D.C.

This memorial to Mary McLeod Bethune is located in Lincoln Park and was the first memorial to an African-American woman in the Nation’s capital.

This memorial to Mary McLeod Bethune is located in Lincoln Park and was the first memorial to an African-American woman in the Nation’s capital.