Category: SW

Joseph Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden was established by an Act of Congress in 1966, and opened, on the National Mall, in 1974. The name...

Benjamin Banneker Park

Benjamin Banneker Park is located at the southern end of L'Enfant Boulevard and is named for Banneker who was an African-American scientist and surveyor who...

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....

Lobsterman

Statue: Maine Lobsterman Location: Southwest waterfront Placement: 1983 Sculptor: Victor Kahill Cost to Taxpayers: $0, $30,000 raised by Camp Fire Girls of Cundys Harbor, Maine...

John Ericsson

Statue: John Ericsson Location: West Potomac Park, 23rd Street and Ohio Drive, SW Sculptor: James Earle Fraser Dedication: May 29, 1926 Cost to Taxpayer: $35,000...

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...