Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ysabel I, La Catolica
[Queen Isabella of Spain and the Americas]
Panel 1, east side of pedestal, facing 17th St.:
Reina de Castilla
de las Islas y Tierra Firme
del Mar Oceano
Panel 2, upper west side of pedestal, facing OAS Hdqts.:
patrocinio de la Spain-USA Foundation e inaugurada en presencia de S.A.R. Doña
Cristina de Borbón, Infanta de España,
el 15 de Octubre de 2010.
This statue was restored with the
patronage of the Spain-USA Foundation
and unveiled in the presence of H.R.H. Doña
Cristina de Borbón, Infanta of Spain,
on October 15th, 2010.
Panel 3, lower west side of pedestal, facing OAS Hdqts.:
who sent Christopher Columbus to discover
the New World.
Donated by Spain to
the Organization of American States
April 14, 1965
Day of the Americas
Erected 1965 by Spain and the Organization of American States.
Location. 38° 53.571′ N, 77° 2.379′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 17th Street Northwest north of Constitution Avenue Northwest (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 173 17th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Home of the Pan American Union (a few steps from this marker); Bulfinch Gate House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriela Mistral (within shouting distance of this marker); Inuksuk (within shouting distance of this marker); Pablo Neruda (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Canal Connection (about 300 feet away); Lock Keeper’s House (about 300 feet away); The Washington City Canal (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
Also see . . .
1. Isabella I of Castile. (Submitted on May 11, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Queen Isabella (1451-1504), Sculpture. SIRIS
“Portrait of Queen Isabella standing with her hands resting at her waist. She wears a crown of Castile and long robes adorned with the crests of Aragon and Leon. In her hands she holds a pomegranate with a dove perched on top.”...“The sculpture was donated by the Institute of Hispanic Culture of Madrid and by the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fernado Maria Castiella y Maiz.” (Submitted on February 12, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Jose Luis Sanchez, sculptor; Headquarters: Organization of American States; OAS; Pan-American Union.
Categories. • Government & Politics • Hispanic Americans • Women •
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 11, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 12, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.