Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Nathanael Greene Monument
(Inscription, south face of monument base:)
Nathanael Greene, Esquire,
a native of the State of Rhode Island
who died on the 19th of June 1786 -
late Major General in the service of the U.S.
and commander of their Army of the Southern Department
[ Inscription, north face of monument base:]
in Honor of his Patriotism,
Valor, and Ability, have erected this Monument
Erected 1877 by the United States Congress.
Location. 38° 53.615′ N, 76° 59.972′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, NE and Maryland Avenue, NE on Massachusetts Avenue, NE. Touch for map. The monument is in the center of Stanton Park at the convergence of C and 5th Streets as well as Massachusetts and Maryland Avenues, NE. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cortelyou House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.2 miles away); Torch of Freedom Fiery Destruction (approx. ¼ mile away); Alva Belmont House (approx. ¼ mile away); Residence of Albert Gallatin (approx. ¼ mile away); The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); From June to December, 1917 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
Also see . . .
1. General Nathanael Greene. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Major General Nathanael Greene, (sculpture). Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museum (Submitted on January 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Henry Kirke Brown, sculptor; Capitol Hill Parks, National Park Service.
Categories. • Heroes • Military • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,410 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.