Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
José Artigas Memorial
—“Statues of the Liberators” —
inscription, south face of base:
Father of the Independence of Uruguay
inscription, north face of base:
to the people
of the United States
inscriptions, on basin rim:
Erected 1950 by The People of Uruguay.
Location. 38° 53.539′ N, 77° 2.489′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Constitution Avenue, NW (U.S. 50) and 18th Street on Constitution Avenue, NW. Touch for map. The memorial is on the island ("Artigas Park") formed by the intersection of Constitution Ave., Virginia Ave., and 18th St., NW in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. 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. Museum of Modern Art of Latin America (within shouting distance of this marker); Simón Bolívar (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Washington City Canal (about Lock Keeper’s House (about 500 feet away); The Canal Connection (about 500 feet away); The Home of the Pan American Union (about 500 feet away); Ysabel I, La Catolica (about 600 feet away); NSDAR Founders Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
Also see . . . José Gervasio Artigas. (Submitted on July 15, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Gen. José Gervasio Artigas; Juan M Blanes, "artist".
Categories. • Heroes • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on July 31, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 15, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.