Southwest Waterfront in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
[front (north) face of statue base:]
in the wreck
of the Titanic
April 15, 1912.
They gave their
lives that women
might be saved.
the rich and the poor
the ignorant and the learned
who gave their lives nobly
to save women and children.
Erected 1931 by Authorized by Congress and sponsored by the Women's Titanic Memorial Association.
Location. 38° 52.315′ N, 77° 1.159′ W. Marker is in Southwest Waterfront, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from P Street Southwest 0.1 miles west of 4th Street Southwest, on the left when traveling west. The Memorial is at the south end of the Washington Channel Promenade - at the southwest corner of Southwest Waterfront Park. It is at the end of the P Street Southwest Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1435 4th Street Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walter Reed (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Education at Fort McNair (about 700 feet away); Linking the "Island" to the City (about 700 feet away); Walter Reed 1851 - 1902 (about 700 feet away); Harbour Square (about 800 feet away); Wheat Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barney House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest Waterfront.
Also see . . .
1. RMS Titanic Historical Society. (Submitted on June 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. designer of the Memorial. (Submitted on June 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Titanic Memorial. "...designed by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, who won the commission in open competition, and sculpted by John Horrigan..." (Submitted on June 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Friends of Titanic Memorial Park. The Friends of Titanic Memorial Park (FOTMP) is an action-oriented group that collaborates with the National Park Service (NPS) to restore and maintain Titanic Memorial Park in Washington, DC. Please join us to get periodic updates about plans, work parties, (Submitted on May 29, 2019, by Bill Irwin of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Additional keywords. Women's Titanic Memorial; John Horrigan, sculptor.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,623 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 24, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.