Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
José de San Martín Memorial
—Statues of the Liberators —
[Inscription on south face of pedestal:]
General José de San Martín
[Inscriptions on two panels in the south side of base:]
General D. José de San Martín
del Presidente de la Nacion Argentina
Dr. Carlos Saul Menem
en occasion de su visita de estado
a Los Estados Unidos de America
16 de Noviembre de 1991
Al General José de San Martín
en occasion de la visita del Presidente de la Argentina Raul Alfonsi
To General José de San Martín from
the President of Argentina, Raul Alfonsin
on the occasion of his visit
to the United States of America.
[Inscriptions on the memorial’s inner north wall:]
Founder of the Argentine Independence
He led the liberating army across the Andes and gave freedom to Chile and Peru.
His name, like Washington’s, represents
the American ideal of democracy, justice and liberty.
Erected 1985 by The Republic of Argentina.
Location. 38° 53.7′ N, 77° 2.714′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20245, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. John A. Rawlins Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernardo de Gálvez Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lenthall Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away); The George Washington University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Constitution Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peace at Last! (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anniversary Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simón Bolívar (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
Also see . . . Jose de San Martin. (Submitted on June 28, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Augustin-Alexandre Dumont, sculptor; equestrian
Categories. • Heroes • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 672 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3. submitted on June 25, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.