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Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Winfield Scott Hancock

 
 
General Winfield Scott Hancock Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 22, 2008
1. General Winfield Scott Hancock Memorial
Inscription.  
(Left):
General
Winfield Scott
Hancock

(Right):
Born February 14, 1824.
Died February 9, 1886.

 
Erected 1896.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 53.623′ N, 77° 1.332′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia. Memorial is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest and 7th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Located in Market Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. America's Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Ceremony at the Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Army of the Republic (within shouting distance of this marker); The United States Navy Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Navy Memorial - from Bow to Stern (within shouting distance of this marker);
Right Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 22, 2008
2. Right Side of Memorial
National Council of Negro Women (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome Aboard! (about 300 feet away); Chief Petty Officers' (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Winfield Scott Hancock. A biography of the General. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. General Winfield Scott Hancock Memorial. SIRIS entry for the memorial. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Equestrian Statue of General Hancock image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 22, 2008
3. Equestrian Statue of General Hancock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,339 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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