William Blackstone

Statue: Sir William Blackstone, English jurist (10 July 1723 – 14 February 1780) Location: 3rd and Pennsylvania, NW Sculptor: Paul Wayland Bartlett Unveiling: 1943, Cast...

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...

Free Walking Tour, January 20

Mark this historic inauguration week by joining us for a free, 90-minute walking tour, “From Slavery to Freedom in Adams Morgan,” on Sunday, January 20th...

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...

John Witherspoon

Statue: John Witherspoon, born Scotland, February 5, 1722 – died New Jersey, 1794 Location: Connecticut Avenue, 18th Street and N Street, NW (Dupont Circle, south)...

Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon

Robert Alphonso Taft (September 8, 1889 – July 31, 1953) Sculptor: Wheeler Williams, New York Architect, Douglas William Orr, New Haven, Conn. Bells: molded by...

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Located at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, the building now known as the Hill Center was built in 1866 as a Naval Hospital. The Navy...

St. Thomas Parish

I recently attended a presentation at St. Thomas Parish, the Episcopal church at 1772 Church Street, NW., organized by the DC Preservation League and given...