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Image of American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial

American Veterans Disabled for Life

The memorial shines a light on the courage, sacrifice and honor of those who were disabled as a result of military service.

Statue of Admiral David Farragut

David G. Farragut Memorial

Cast from the propeller of his flagship, the statue of Adm David Farragut stands in a park bearing his name two blocks from the White House.

Image of D.C. War Memorial

District of Columbia War Memorial

The DC War Memorial was designed with a bandstand so that each concert would be a tribute to those DC residents who served in the Great War.

 
Statue of Edmund Burke in winter

Edmund Burke Memorial

Britain's proponent of preventing violence in the American colonies during the American Revolution is remember in the nation's capital.

Image of state of George Mason

George Mason Memorial

Southwest of the Jefferson Memorial in West Potomac Park, this memorial commemorates the contributions of an important Founding Father.

Image of John Ericsson Memorial at sunset.

John Ericsson Memorial

Swedish-born engineer-inventor transformed naval warfare through his design of the iron-plated USS Monitor

 
Statue of John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones Memorial

American Revolution naval hero John Paul Jones is remembered with a memorial between the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial.

Image of Dupont fountain

Samuel Francis Dupont Memorial Fountain

Dupont Circle and the public fountain in its center are both named after Samuel F. Dupont, who served in the Union navy during the Civil War

Image of the Titanic Memorial

Titanic Memorial

Dedicated to the men who gave their lives in the sinking of the RMS Titanic, the memorial overlooks the Washington Channel in southwest DC.

 
Equestrian statue of George Washington

Washington Circle

This equestrian state of General George Washington was the second memorial built in the nation's capital.

Equestrian statue of Winfield Scott Hancock

Winfield Scott Hancock Memorial

"Hancock the Superb" keep watch over Pennsylvania Avenue, where he supervised the funeral of General Ulysses S. Grant.

Image of Winfield Scott statue

Winfield Scott Memorial (Scott Circle)

Lt Gen Winfield Scott, the “Grand Old Man of the Army,” served as a general longer than any other man in America history.

Last updated: October 25, 2021

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