Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Benito Juárez Memorial
—Statues of the Liberators —
[Inscriptions, east face:]
of others is peace
The people of Mexico to the people
of the United States of America
El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz
El pueblo de Mexico al pueblo
de los Estados Unidos de America
[Inscription, center of west base:]
tierra de Guelatao, Oaxaca,
lugar de origen del Presidente
7 de Enero de 1969
[Inscription, lower right corner of west pedestal:]
Luis A. Sosa V[illasenor]
Erected 1968 by Government of Mexico.
Location. 38° 53.927′ N, 77° 3.217′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Avenue, NW and 25th Street, NW on Virginia Avenue, NW. Touch for map. The Memorial is across 25th Street from the Watergate Complex, in the park constructed above the I-66 Freeway and within the traffic circle that also includes New Hampshire Avenue, NW. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20037, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The American Meridian (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Canal to the West - Tide Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leonard A. Grimes (approx. ¼ mile away); Aleksandr Pushkin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herring Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pembroke College, Oxford, Coat of Arms (approx. 0.3 miles away); Department of State (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
Also see . . .
1. Benito Juárez. (Submitted on June 5, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Statues of the Liberators. (Submitted on June 5, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Enrique Alciati, sculptor; "Pablo Benito Juárez Monument and Park"; "Builder of Modern Mexico"; Luis Sosa Villasenor; National Park Service; Statues of the Liberators.
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Persons • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on May 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 5, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.