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Washington Circle, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Washington Circle, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Included on the L'Enfant and Ellicott plans of the city, this was the first circle to be landscaped as a park. It offers vistas down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the White House, northeast up New Hampshire Avenue to Dupont Circle and due south on 23rd Street to the Lincoln Memorial. The equestrian state of George Washington is among the American Revolutionary statues listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Survey number: HABS DC-688

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90305, -77.04993
Google Map of 38.9030537, -77.0499274
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html