WalkingTownDC

I recently gave a tour of Meridian Hill Park as part of WalkingTownDC – a 10-day festival of tours organized by Cultural Tourism DC. If...

Rock Creek Park Planetarium

The only planetarium in the National Park System is located in Rock Creek Park at the Nature Center. Learn more: http://www.nps.gov/rocr/...

Louis Jacque Daguerre

A statue for Louis Jacque Daguerre, for whom the daguerreotype is named, was first proposed in January 1890 by the Photographer Association of America. The...

Taras Shevchenko

Memorial: Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko, (Ukrainian) 1814 – 1861 Sculptor: Leo Mol, Ukranian-born Location: triangle park – P Street, between 22nd and 23rd Streets, NW Unveiling:...

Robert Emmet

Robert Emmet (Irish): 4 March 1778 – 20 September 1803 Location: triangle park, Massachusetts Ave, 24nd Street, and S Streets, NW Sculptor: Jerome Connor, Washington,...

McClellan Statue

General George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) Location: Connecticut Avenue, NW, at California Street and Columbia Road Sculptor: Frederick MacMonnies, New...

A Midsommer Night’s Dreame

One of many, this bas relief is on the north wall of the Folger Shakespeare Library depicting a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream....

Longfellow statue

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: 1807 – 1882 Location: triangle park at Connecticut Avenue, 18th Street, and M Street, NW Sculptor: William Couper, New York Dedication: May...