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Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Nathanael Greene Monument
 
Nathanael Greene Monument - inscription, south face of base Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, May 16, 2010
1. Nathanael Greene Monument - inscription, south face of base
 
Inscription.
(Inscription, south face of monument base:)
Sacred to the memory of
Nathanael Greene, Esquire
,
a native of the State of Rhode Island
who died on the 19th of June 1786 -
late Major General in the service of the U.S.
and commander of their Army of the Southern Department

[ Inscription, north face of monument base:]
The United States in Congress Assembled
in Honor of his Patriotism,
Valor, and Ability, have erected this Monument

 
Erected 1877 by the United States Congress.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Markers Attached to Sculpture marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.615′ N, 76° 59.972′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, NE and Maryland Avenue, NE on Massachusetts Avenue, NE. Click for map. The monument is in the center of Stanton Park at the convergence of C and 5th Streets as well as Massachusetts and Maryland Avenues, NE. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cortelyou House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alva Belmont House (approx. mile away); Residence of Albert Gallatin (approx. mile away); The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum (approx. mile away); From June to December, 1917 (approx. mile away); Roll Out the Barrel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Swampoodle (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Nathanael Greene Monument - inscription, north face of base Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, May 16, 2010
2. Nathanael Greene Monument - inscription, north face of base
 

 
Also see . . .
1. General Nathanael Greene. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Major General Nathanael Greene, (sculpture). Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museum (Submitted on January 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Henry Kirke Brown, sculptor; Capitol Hill Parks, National Park Service.
 
Nathanael Greene Monument, south face Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, May 16, 2010
3. Nathanael Greene Monument, south face
 
 
Nathanael Greene Monument, north face Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, May 10, 2010
4. Nathanael Greene Monument, north face
 
 
<center>Nathanael Greene Monument - sculpture by Henry Kirke Brown, 1877 Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, May 10, 2010
5.
Nathanael Greene Monument - sculpture by Henry Kirke Brown, 1877
 
 
Maj Gen. Nathanael Greene - portrait by Charles Wilson Peale, 1783 Photo, Click for full size
Wikipedia
6. Maj Gen. Nathanael Greene - portrait by Charles Wilson Peale, 1783
 
 
Nathanael Greene Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
7. Nathanael Greene
Close-up of H. K. Brown's statue of Nathanael Greene
 
 
Nathanael Greene Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
8. Nathanael Greene
Close-up of H. K. Brown's Sculture of Nathanael Greene
 
 
H. K. Brown, Sculptor Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
9. H. K. Brown, Sculptor
Signature of Henry Kirke Brown on the Nathanael Greene Monument.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,018 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   7, 8, 9. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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