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Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ysabel I, La Catolica

[Queen Isabella of Spain and the Americas]

 
 
<i>Ysabel I La Catolica</i> Marker Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
1. Ysabel I La Catolica Marker Panel 1
Inscription.
Panel 1, east side of pedestal, facing 17th St.:

Ysabel I La Catolica
Reina de Castilla
de Aragon
de las Islas y Tierra Firme
del Mar Oceano


Panel 2, upper west side of pedestal, facing OAS Hdqts.:

Esta estatua fue restaurada con el
patrocinio de la Spain-USA Foundation e inaugurada en presencian de S.A.R. Doña
Cristina de Borbón, Infanta de España,
el 15 de Octubre de 2010.
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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.:

This is the statue of Queen Isabella of Spain and the Americas
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
<i>Ysabel I La Catolica</i> Marker Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
2. Ysabel I La Catolica Marker Panel 2
on 17th Street, NW north of Constitution Avenue, NW (U.S. 50). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
 
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); Lock Keeper’s House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Canal Connection (about 300 feet away); The Washington City Canal (about 300 feet away); NSDAR Founders Memorial (about 400 feet away); Memorial Continental Hall (about 400 feet away); Second Infantry Division Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
Also see . . .  Isabella I of Castile. (Submitted on May 11, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Jose Luis Sanchez, sculptor; Headquarters: Organization of American States; OAS; Pan-American Union.
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansNotable PersonsPolitics
 
<i>Ysabel I La Catolica</i> Marker Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
3. Ysabel I La Catolica Marker Panel 3
Reverse face of the statue pedestal with Panels 2 & 3 : view toward 17th Street, NW image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
4. Reverse face of the statue pedestal with Panels 2 & 3 : view toward 17th Street, NW
<i>Ysabel I La Catolica</i> statue at the main entrance to the Organization of American States Hdqt. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
5. Ysabel I La Catolica statue at the main entrance to the Organization of American States Hdqt.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 11, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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