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Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Winfield Scott

General-in-Chief, U.S. Army

 
 
Winfield Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. Winfield Scott Marker
statue designed by Henry Kirke Brown, sculptor.
Inscription.
SCOTT

 
Erected 1874.
 
Location. 38° 54.434′ N, 77° 2.19′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, NW and 16th Street, NW, in the median on Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Touch for map. The inscription is on the base of the statue within Scott Circle at the convergence of 16th Street, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Avenues, NW. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Webster Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Independence of Kazakhstan (about 600 feet away); Admiral Miguel Grau (about 700 feet away); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church (about 700 feet away); Metropolitan AME Church (about 700 feet away); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
 
Also see . . .  Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866)
Winfield Scott statue, Scott's Circle, Washington, D.C. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Winfield Scott statue, Scott's Circle, Washington, D.C.
. (Submitted on August 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Whig Party; Vera Cruz; Anaconda Plan; Trail of Tears; Henry Kirke Brown.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Gen. Winfield Scott image. Click for full size.
By Matthew Brady, 1861
3. Gen. Winfield Scott
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,648 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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