Monuments to People & Events, Washington DC Photos

Statues & memorials to presidents, heroes, historic events abound around the National Capital.

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Washington Monument reflected in Tidal Basin. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson sculpture in Jefferson Memorial. Washington, DC.President Abraham Lincoln statue in Lincoln Memorial. Washington, DC.Emancipation Memorial of Lincoln freeing slaves. Washington, DC.
President George Washington Monument reflected in Tidal Basin. President Thomas Jefferson sculpture in his memorial by Rudulph Evens. President Abraham Lincoln statue by Jules Guerin in his memorial . Emancipation Memorial of Lincoln freeing the slaves paid for by donations from freed slaves.
Presidential box in Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. Washington, DC.Ulysses S. Grant Memorial. Washington, DC.Teddy Roosevelt Memorial. Washington, DC.John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Washington, DC.
Presidential box in Ford's Theatre where Abraham Lincoln sat when shot by John Wilkes Booth.Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (1922) by sculptures Henry M. Schrady & Edmond R. Amateis. Teddy Roosevelt Memorial on Roosevelt Island.John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
John F. Kennedy grave & eternal flame in Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington, VA.Baron von Steuben statue in Lafayette Square. Washington, DC.Statue to Military Engineers of Revolutionary War in Lafayette Square. Washington, DC.Thaddeus Kosciuszko statue in Lafayette Square. Washington, DC.
John F. Kennedy grave & eternal flame in Arlington National Cemetery.Baron von Steuben statue (1910) to Revolutionary War General in Lafayette Square.Statue to Military Engineers of Revolutionary War in Lafayette Square.Thaddeus Kosciuszko (1745-1817) statue to Revolutionary War General in Lafayette Square.
Alexander Hamilton statue at Treasury Building. Washington, DC.Andrew Jackson equestrian statue in Lafayette Square. Washington, DC.Statue of John Barry, Commodore US Navy in Franklin Square. Washington, DC.National Cathedral stained glass windows. Washington, DC.
Alexander Hamilton statue at Treasury Building.Andrew Jackson equestrian statue marks War of 1812 General (1853) by Clark Mills in Lafayette Square.Statue of John Barry, Commodore US Navy in Franklin Square.National Cathedral stained glass windows of American Civil War soldiers.
Major General George Gordon Meade Memorial. Washington, DC.Statue Thomas on Thomas Circle. Washington, DC.Sculpture on Arlington Memorial Bridge. Washington, DC.Peace Monument on Capitol Hill. Washington, DC.
Major General George Gordon Meade Civil War Memorial (1927) by Charles Grafly.Statue of Civil War hero Thomas (1879) by J.Q. Award in Thomas Circle.Sculpture on Arlington Memorial Bridge (1926-32) by Leo Friedlander, James Earle Fraser & C. Paul Jennewein.Peace Monument by Franklin Simmons (1878).
Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington, VA.Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington, VA.Winged American Expeditionary Forces monument & Old Executive Office Building. Washington, DC.U.S. Holocaust Museum memorial flame. Washington, DC.
Rows of tomb in Arlington National Cemetery.Arlington National Cemetery.Winged American Expeditionary Forces monument & Old Executive Office Building.U.S. Holocaust Museum memorial flame.
Korean War Memorial. Washington, DC.Vietnam Memorial. Washington, DC.Bronze soldiers at Vietnam Memorial. Washington, DC.Lions of National Law Enforcement Memorial on Judiciary Square. Washington, DC.
Korean War Memorial (1995) sculpted by Frank Gaylord.Vietnam Memorial (1982) by Maya Ying Lin. Bronze soldiers at Vietnam Memorial.National Law Enforcement Memorial on Judiciary Square is guarded by vigilant lions.
Lions of National Law Enforcement Memorial on Judiciary Square. Washington, DC.Winton touring car "Vermont" first to cross USA in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Wright Brothers' plane in Air & Space Museum. Washington, DC.Spirit of St Louis first nonstop flight New York to Paris by Charles Lindbergh in Air & Space Museum. Washington, DC.
National Law Enforcement Memorial with lioness & cubs over names of fallen police officers.Winton touring car "Vermont" (1903), first to drive across USA by H. Nelson Jackson & Sewall K. Crocker & dog Bud in American History Museum. Wright Brothers' plane in Air & Space Museum. Spirit of St Louis first nonstop flight New York to Paris by Charles Lindbergh in Air & Space Museum.
Lockheed Vega 5B used by Amelia Earhart on her solo trans-Atlantic in Air & Space Museum. Washington, DC.Albert Einstein statue. Washington, DC.Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial. Washington, DC.Dupont Circle Fountain. Washington, DC.
Lockheed Vega 5B used by Amelia Earhart on her 1932 solo trans-Atlantic flight in Air & Space Museum. Albert Einstein statue (1974) by Robert Berks.Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) Memorial to her work among blacks.Dupont Circle Fountain recognizing services of Samuel Francis Dupont.
Statue of Poncho Villa at Mexican cultural Institute on 16th Street. Washington, DC.Statue of Martin Luther at Thomas Circle. Washington, DC.Statue of Joan of Arc in Meridian Hill Park. Washington, DC.Statue of Queen Isabella Catolica at OAS building. Washington, DC.
Statue of Poncho Villa at Mexican cultural Institute.Statue of Martin Luther at Thomas Circle.Statue of Joan of Arc in Meridian Hill Park. Statue of Queen Isabella Catolica at OAS building.
Christopher Columbus fountain in Union Station Plaza. Washington, DC.


Christopher Columbus fountain (1908) by Lorado Taft in Union Station Plaza.



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