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

Simón Bolívar

 

—“Statues of the Liberators” —

 
Simón de Bolívar Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
1. Simón de Bolívar Memorial
Inscription.

[south face of pedestal]
Simón Bolívar
The Liberator


Born July 24, 1783
Caracas, Venezuela

Died December 17, 1830
Santa Marta, Colombia


[east face of pedestal]
The Republic of Venezuela to the United States of America 1958

[west face of pedestal]
Liberated Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Panama

[north face of pedestal]
[Venezuelan Coat of arms]
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. Museum of Modern Art of Latin America (within shouting distance of this marker); José Artigas Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Constitution Hall
Simón de Bolívar Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
2. Simón de Bolívar Memorial
(about 300 feet away); NSDAR Founders Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Home of the Pan American Union (about 700 feet away); Ysabel I, La Catolica (about 700 feet away); The American Red Cross - Harvard Field Hospital Unit (about 700 feet away); Memorial Continental Hall (about 700 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 EraHeroesPolitics
 
The Coat of Arms of Venezuela image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 28, 2013
3. The Coat of Arms of Venezuela
Simón Bolívar by Felix de Weldon image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 9, 2013
4. Simón Bolívar by Felix de Weldon
 
 
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 439 times since then and 26 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.
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