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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Large Acanthus Fountain

ca. 1850 - 1900

 

— GF.1974.9, Cast iron, manufacturer unknown —

 
Large Acanthus Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
1. Large Acanthus Fountain Marker
Inscription.  The renovation of this fountain was made possible by a generous grant from the Smithsonian Women's Committee.
 
Erected 1974 by Smithsonian Institution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWomen.
 
Location. 38° 53.303′ N, 77° 1.425′ W. Marker is in The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Jefferson Drive SW west of 7th Street Southwest, on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Jefferson Drive Southwest, Washington DC 20560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neptune (within shouting distance of this marker); A Common Language (within shouting distance of this marker); Arts and Industries Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Arts and Industries Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Modern Rose (about 300 feet away, measured in a
Large Acanthus Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2017
2. Large Acanthus Fountain Marker
direct line); Carousel on the Mall, Washington, D.C. (about 400 feet away); Yoko Ono (about 400 feet away); Earth Day Park (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on February 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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