Judiciary Square in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major General George G. Meade Memorial
to Major General
George Gordon Meade
the Union forces
Erected 1927 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 38° 53.529′ N, 77° 0.989′ W. Marker is in Judiciary Square, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Constitution Avenue, NW and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, on the right when traveling west on Constitution Avenue, NW. Touch for map. The Meade Memorial is in Penn Quarter at the south tip of Judiciary Square, in front of the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse and directly across the Pennsylvania/Constitution intersection from the National Gallery of Art-East Building. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Justice John Marshall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC (about 500 feet away); Washington City Spring (about 600 feet away); National Grange Pennsylvania Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew W. Mellon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Albert Pike Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Judiciary Square.
More about this marker. The memorial statue was sculpted by Charles Grafly and originally located in the old Union Square at 3rd Street, NW. It was placed in storage in 1969 during the construction of the I-395 tunnel under that property. It was relocated and rededicated at Judiciary Square in 1984.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. Washington, DC - Judiciary Square, Meade Memorial. (Submitted on August 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. George Meade. (Submitted on August 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. General George G. Meade Memorial. SIRIS entry for the memorial. (Submitted on August 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Charles Grafly, sculptor; U.S. Army; Army of the Potomac.
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,110 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on April 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 20, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.