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José de San Martín Memorial

 

—Statues of the Liberators —

 
Statue of the Liberator, José de San Martín - viewed from the southwest image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
1. Statue of the Liberator, José de San Martín - viewed from the southwest
Inscription.

[Inscription on south face of pedestal:]

Libertador
General José de San Martín


[Inscriptions on two panels in the south side of base:]

Homenaje al Libertador
General D. José de San Martín
del Presidente de la Nacion Argentina
Dr. Carlos Saul Menem
en occasion de su visita de estado
a Los Estados Unidos de America
16 de Noviembre de 1991
***
Al General José de San Martín
en occasion de la visita del Presidente de la Argentina Raul Alfonsi
19-III-1985
To General José de San Martín from
the President of Argentina, Raul Alfonsin
on the occasion of his visit
to the United States of America.


[Inscriptions on the memorial’s inner north wall:]

José de San Martín
Founder of the Argentine Independence

He led the liberating army across the Andes and gave freedom to Chile and Peru.
His name, like Washington’s, represents
the American ideal of democracy, justice and liberty.

 
Erected 1985 by The Republic of Argentina.
 
Location. 38° 53.7′ N, 77° 2.714′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the
Inscriptions on two panels in the south deck of the base below the statue's pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
2. Inscriptions on two panels in the south deck of the base below the statue's pedestal
intersection of Virginia Avenue, NW and 20th Street, NW, on the right when traveling west on Virginia Avenue, NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20245, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. John A. Rawlins Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernardo de Gálvez Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Constitution Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peace at Last! (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simón Bolívar (approx. 0.2 miles away); The United Church/Die Vereinigte Kirche (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Academy of Sciences (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Octagon (approx. Ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
Also see . . .  Jose de San Martin. (Submitted on June 28, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Augustin-Alexandre Dumont, sculptor; equestrian
 
Categories. HeroesPatriots & PatriotismPolitics
 
Inscriptions on the memorial’s inner north wall image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 9, 2013
3. Inscriptions on the memorial’s inner north wall
The José de San Martin Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
4. The José de San Martin Memorial
Statue of the Liberator, José de San Martin - by Augustin-Alexandre Dumont,viewed from the southwest image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 9, 2013
5. Statue of the Liberator, José de San Martin - by Augustin-Alexandre Dumont,viewed from the southwest
 
 
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