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Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Eleftherios Venizelos
1864-1936
 
Eleftherios Venizelos Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. Eleftherios Venizelos Marker
 
Inscription.
Liberal Politician, Statesman, Social Reformer
One of the most prominent Greek and European Leaders of the 20th Century.
He marked the modernization of Greece with his political initiatives
 
Erected 2009 by Hellenic Parliament.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Markers Attached to Sculpture marker series.
 
Location. 38° 54.72′ N, 77° 2.997′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue, NW east of Sheridan Circle, NW, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the base of the Eleftherios Venizelos statue in front of the Embassy of Greece - on Massachusetts Ave. between Sheridan Circle & 22nd St., NW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2228 Mass. Ave. NW., Washington DC 20008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philip H. Sheridan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gilded Age (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberation of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Philip Jaisohn, 1864-1951 (about 400 feet away); Tomáš G. Masaryk Memorial (about 500 feet away); Taras Shevchenko Memorial (about 800 feet away); Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Emmet (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
 
Eleftherios Venizelos Statue - Washington, D.C. Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Eleftherios Venizelos Statue - Washington, D.C.
 

 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for Eleftherios Venizelos. (Submitted on December 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Crete; Balkan Wars; Embassy of Greece; Embassy Row.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 776 times since then. Last updated on January 27, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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