Category: NW

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. The federal holiday bill was signed into law in 1983 and first celebrated in 1986....

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...

The Willard Hotel

With a history going back to 1816, The Willard Intercontinental Hotel, at the corner of 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, is one of the Nation's...

Black History Month, DC Memorials

A celebration of Black History Month in DC with by learning about a few statues and memorials dedicated to famous African-Americans....

Hahnemann Memorial

Statue: Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann (April 10, 1755 – July 2, 1843) Location: Scott Circle, Massachusetts and Rhode Island at 16th Street, NW Sculptor: Charles...

John Saul

Memorial:John Saul Location: E Street NW, northeast area of the Ellipse John Saul was born in Lismore County, Ireland, December 25, 1819. He was educated...

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...