Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
—“Statues of the Liberators” —
[south face of pedestal]
Born July 24, 1783
Died December 17, 1830
Santa Marta, Colombia
[east face of pedestal]
[west face of pedestal]
[north face of pedestal]
Republica de Venezuela:
"19 de Abril de 1810, Independencia - 20 de Febrero de 1859, Federación"
Erected 1958 by Republic of Venezuela.
Location. 38° 53.588′ N, 77° 2.521′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 18th Street, NW and Virginia Avenue, NW on 18th Street, NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20240, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marta Minujín (within shouting distance of this marker); Museum of Modern Art of Latin America (within shouting distance of this marker); José Cecilio del Valle José Artigas Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Constitution Hall (about 300 feet away); Eloy Alfaro (about 300 feet away); Cordell Hull (about 400 feet away); Pablo Neruda (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
Additional keywords. Simón de Bolívar; Bolivar Park; Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; Felix De Weldon, sculptor; El Liberator; equestrian
Categories. • Colonial Era • Heroes • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4. submitted on June 9, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.