Erected from 1877 to 1878 in commemoration of the naval deaths at sea during the American Civil War.- Peace Monument
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Diagonal street in Washington, D.C., and Prince George's County, Maryland, that connects the White House and the United States Capitol and then crosses the city to Maryland.
Memorial to United States President James A. Garfield, elected in 1880 and assassinated in 1881 after serving only four months of his term, by a disgruntled office-seeker named Charles J. Guiteau.
Today it stands as part of a three-part sculptural group near the Capitol Reflecting Pool including the Peace Monument and the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial.
Presidential memorial in Washington, D.C., honoring American Civil War general and 18th United States President Ulysses S. Grant.
The Grant Memorial composes the center of a three-part sculptural group including the James A. Garfield Monument to the south and the Peace Monument to the north.
Traffic circle in Washington, D.C., located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and First Street NW.
At its center is the Peace Monument, also known as the Naval Memorial.
Prominent American sculptor of the nineteenth century.
Peace Monument (formerly Naval Monument) (marble, 1877), United States Capitol Grounds, Washington, D.C., Edward Clark, architect. The figures atop the monument are titled "Grief and History."
Memorial in Washington, D.C. honoring those who have served or are currently serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the Merchant Marine.
Peace Monument (Naval Monument)
There are many outdoor sculptures in Washington, D.C. In addition to the capital's most famous monuments and memorials, many figures recognized as national heroes (either in government or military) have been posthumously awarded with his or her own statue in a park or public square.
Peace Monument in Peace Circle on the Capitol Grounds, at Pennsylvania Avenue and 1st Street NW
National Historic Site in the city of Washington, D.C. Established on September 30, 1965, the site is roughly bounded by Constitution Avenue, 15th Street NW, F Street NW, and 3rd Street NW.
The historic district includes a number of culturally, aesthetically, and historically significant structures and places, including Pennsylvania Avenue NW from the White House to the United States Capitol, the Treasury Building, Freedom Plaza, Federal Triangle, Ford's Theatre, the Old Patent Office Building, the Old Pension Office Building (which now houses the National Building Museum), Judiciary Square, and the Peace Monument.
Landscaped park within the National Mall and Memorial Parks, an official unit of the United States National Park System.
Peace Monument (1878) (in traffic circle northeast of no. 8 in image)
Type of white or blue-grey marble popular for use in sculpture and building decor.
Peace Monument, Washington, DC, US