List of monuments dedicated to George Washington
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One of the United States, 31 counties, and 241 civil townships are named for George Washington. Municipalities and Inhabited Areas Institutions Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. University of Washington in Seattle, Washington Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland Washington University, defunct medical institution in Baltimore, MD, later associated with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, which later merged into Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore, Maryland) Washington State University in Pullman, Washington Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington Forts Fort Washington, a fortified position near the north end of Manhattan Island during the American Revolutionary War Fort Washington, a frontier outpost at Cincinnati Fort Washington, a still-extant earthworks fortification in Cambridge, Massachusetts from the Siege of Boston Fort Washington, Maryland Estates Washington Place, Honolulu, private residence of Queen Liliʻuokalani of Hawaiʻi Geological Features Lake Washington Mount Washington Washington Peak Washington Park Washington Heights Washington Island (Wisconsin) Parks Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania Washington Crossing State Park in New Jersey Washington Park, Florida Washington Park, Illinois Washington Park, North Carolina Washington Place (Baltimore) - part of a set of four matching squares/parks around the circle of the Washington Monument. Washington Place are the two squares/parks along Charles Street's north–south axis, and the intersecting other squares/parks are along East and West Monument Street, also known as Mount Vernon Place on the east–west axis, in the north Baltimore neighborhood of Mount Vernon. Washington Square Park, New York City Washington Square Park, Philadelphia Washington Square (Salt Lake City, Utah) Neighborhoods Washington Heights, Chicago Washington Heights, Manhattan Mount Washington, Pittsburgh Washington's Landing, Pittsburgh Washington Terrace, St. Louis Transportation George Washington Bridge, crossing the Hudson River between New Jersey to New York George Washington Memorial Parkway in Washington, D.C., maintained by the U.S. National Park Service Washington Bridge, across the Harlem River in New York City Washington Bridge (Providence) in Providence, Rhode Island Washington Crossing Bridge (Pittsburgh), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Washington Circle in the District of Columbia Washington Avenue (disambiguation), several streets Monuments United States Washington, D.C. Copy (c. 1815) after Bust of George Washington by Giuseppe Ceracchi (1795), White House. Enthroned Washington (1840), by Horatio Greenough, for the United States Capitol. Now in the National Museum of American History. Washington Resigning His Commission (ca. 1841), by Ferdinand Pettrich, Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington Monument (1848–84), Robert Mills, architect, National Mall. The best-known monument to Washington. Equestrian statue of George Washington (1860), by Clark Mills, Washington Circle The George Washington University (1904). Founded as Columbian College (1821), the name was changed in agreement with the George Washington Memorial Association (1904). Statues in University Yard and elsewhere on main campus. Copy (1909) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), United States Capitol rotunda Copy (1932) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), George Washington University Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Larz Anderson House Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), inside the Washington Monument George Washington (1934–65), by Lee Lawrie, Washington National Cathedral Stained glass window of George Washington at Prayer (1954–55), Congressional Prayer Room, United States Capitol George Washington on Horseback (1959), by Herbert Haseltine, Washington National Cathedral Bust of George Washington (1975), by Avard Fairbanks, George Washington University California Washington Tree, Sequoia National Park. Second-tallest tree in the world, prior to a 2003 lightning strike and 2005 collapse. Washington Square Park, San Francisco (1847) George Washington (1870s), by Thomas Ball, Washington Monument, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Copy (1933) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Civic Center, Los Angeles Colorado Washington Park, Denver (1899) Connecticut George Washington as Master Mason (1959, this cast 1965), by Donald De Lue, Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford Georgia George Washington National Highway, begins in Savannah, Georgia, and ends in Seattle, Washington George Washington - "Iron George" (circa 1841), by Alonzo Blanchard, Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain Washington Park, Atlanta (1919). The first non-segregated public park in the city. Illinois Washington Square Park, Chicago (1842) Washington Park, Chicago (1880) Washington Park, Springfield (1901) Equestrian statue of George Washington (1900–04), by Daniel Chester French and Edward Clark Potter, Washington Park, Chicago. A replica of French & Potter's statue in Paris, France. Copy (1917) of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Chicago City Hall, Chicago George Washington - Robert Morris - Haym Salomon Monument (1936–41), by Lorado Taft, Heald Square, Chicago Bust of George Washington by Avard Fairbanks, in downtown Peoria, gift of George Washington University on the occasion of the Creve Coeur Club of Peoria's 100th George Washington Banquet Indiana George Washington (ca. 1955), by L. Frizzi, Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis George Washington as Master Mason (1959, this cast 1986), by Donald De Lue, Indiana Statehouse, Indianapolis Iowa Washington Park, Dubuque (1857) Louisiana Washington Oak, Audubon Park, New Orleans George Washington as Master Mason (1959), by Donald De Lue, Main Branch, New Orleans Public Library, New Orleans. Replicas are in Flushing, Queens, New York City (1964), Wallingford, Connecticut (1965), Alexandria, Virginia (1966), Detroit, Michigan (1966), Lexington, Massachusetts (1979), Lansing, Michigan (1982), and Indianapolis, Indiana (1987). Maine Washington Academy, a boarding school in East Machias, founded in 1792 Maryland Washington College, Chestertown. Chartered in 1782 as the College at Chester, it was renamed for Washington by 1783. Washington Monument (1815–29), Robert Mills, architect, Enrico Causici, sculptor, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore Washington Monument (Washington County) (1827), Washington Monument State Park, Boonsboro. The first completed monument to Washington. George Washington (1857), by Edward Sheffield Bartholomew, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore George Washington (1947), by Lee Lawrie, Washington College, Chestertown. A bronze version of Lawrie's marble statue at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Massachusetts Equestrian statue of George Washington (1869), by Thomas Ball, Public Garden, Boston Copy (ca. 1910) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Forest Park, Springfield George Washington Memorial Highway (1932), Waltham to West Springfield George Washington as Master Mason (1959, this cast 1979), by Donald De Lue, National Heritage Museum, Lexington Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), National Heritage Museum, Lexington Michigan George Washington as Master Mason (1959, this cast 1966), by Donald De Lue, Old Mariners Church, Detroit George Washington as Master Mason (1959, this cast 1982), by Donald De Lue, Lewis Cass State Office Building, Lansing George Washington (2003), by Anthony Frudakis, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale Bust of George Washington, George Washington Masons Memorial, Michigan Memorial Garden Cemetery, Flat Rock Minnesota Foshay Tower (1929), Minneapolis Copy (1931) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Fair Oaks Park, Minneapolis George Washington (1937), by John K. Daniels, Mower County Courthouse, Austin Missouri Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis. Chartered as Eliot Seminary in 1853, it was renamed Washington Institute in 1854, renamed Washington University in 1856, and renamed Washington University in St. Louis in 1976 Copy (1856) of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Lafayette Park, St. Louis Washington Terrace (St. Louis), a gated community founded about 1892 George Washington Memorial (1925), Kansas City. A copy after Henry Shrady's equestrian statue in Brooklyn, New York. Copy (2003) of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Washington University, St. Louis New Hampshire Mount Washington, Mount Washington State Park New Jersey George Washington (ca. 1876), by Mahlon Dickerson Eyre, Montgomery Plaza, Trenton. Exhibited at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colossal statue of George Washington, Father of His Country (1891–93), by William Rudolf O'Donovan, atop Trenton Battle Monument, Trenton George Washington, the Father of His Country (1896), by Nels N. Alling, Perth Amboy City Hall, Perth Amboy George Washington (1912), by J. Massey Rhind, Washington Park, Newark Bas-relief of General George Washington (1916), by Mahonri Mackintosh Young, Leonia Presbyterian Church, Leonia George Washington at Valley Forge (1918), by Carlo Abate, Camden County Hall of Justice, Camden Equestrian statue of George Washington (1927–28), by Frederick Roth, Washington's Headquarters, Morristown George Washington Kneeling in Prayer (1991), by Donald De Lue (completed by Granville Carter), George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. A copy of De Lue's 1967 statue is at the Freedoms Foundation in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. New York New York City Bust of George Washington (1795), by Giuseppe Ceracchi, Metropolitan Museum of Art Washington Square Park (1826). Created as Washington Military Parade Ground; renamed 1871. Bounded by Waverly Place, University Place (Washington Square East), West 4th Street (Washington Square South), and Macdougal Street (Washington Square West). Equestrian statue of George Washington (1856), by Henry Kirke Brown, Union Square, Manhattan. This was the first equestrian statue of Washington. George Washington (1882), by John Quincy Adams Ward, in front of Federal Hall National Memorial, Manhattan Washington Square Arch (1892), Stanford White, architect, Washington Square Park, Manhattan. Two statues were later added: George Washington as Commander-in-Chief, Accompanied by Fame and Valor (1914–16), by Hermon MacNeil George Washington as President, Accompanied by Wisdom and Justice (1916–18), by Alexander Stirling Calder Equestrian statue of George Washington at Valley Forge (1901–06), by Henry Shrady, Continental Army Plaza, Brooklyn General George Washington in Prayer at Valley Forge (1904), by James E. Kelly, Federal Hall National Memorial, Manhattan George Washington Bridge (1930), over Hudson River Copy (ca. 1930) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), City College of New York, Manhattan George Washington as Master Mason (1959, this cast 1964), by Donald De Lue, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens. Exhibited at the 1964 New York World's Fair. Outside New York City Washington Park, Albany (1870) George Washington (1886–87), by William Rudolf O'Donovan, housed in the base of the Tower of Victory, Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), United States Military Academy, West Point George Washington Monument (1916), United States Military Academy, West Point. A replica of Henry Kirke Brown's Union Square, Manhattan, equestrian statue (1856). Copy (1932) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Alfred E. Smith Building, Albany George Washington (1932), unknown Italian sculptor, Washington Square Park, Clyde The Vision (George Washington at Valley Forge) (1959), by Benjamin Thorne Gilbert, Utica Public Library, Utica George Washington (1976), by Josip Turkalj, Old County Hall, Buffalo North Carolina Copy (1857) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh Copy (1970) after George Washington by Antonio Canova (1821, destroyed by fire 1831), North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh Ohio Washington Park, Cincinnati (1863) Copy (1920) of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Alumni Hall, Miami University, Oxford George Washington Monument (1972–73), by William McVey, Washington Square, Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building, Cleveland Oklahoma George Washington (1987), by Yon Sim Pak, Rogers State University, Claremore Oregon Mount Washington (Oregon) Washington Park, Portland (1909) George Washington (1927), by Pompeo Coppini, Friendship Masonic Lodge 160, Portland Pennsylvania George Washington (1815), by William Rush, now in Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia Washington Square, Philadelphia. Set aside as a public park by William Penn in 1682, it was named for Washington in 1825. George Washington (1869), by Joseph A. Bailly, in front of Independence Hall, Philadelphia. This bronze replica was installed in 1910; the original marble is now in Philadelphia City Hall. George Washington Memorial (1891), by Edward Ludwig Albert Pausch, Allegheny Commons Park, Pittsburgh Washington Monument (1893), by Frank Carlucci, Lackawanna County Courthouse, Scranton Washington Monument (Philadelphia) (1897), by Rudolf Siemering. Relocated 1928, to in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Washington Memorial Chapel (1903–17), Milton B. Medary architect, Valley Forge National Park, Valley Forge Valley Forge (Seated Washington) (1879), by Franklin Simmons. A bronze statuette in the chancel. George Washington Window, by Nicola D'Ascenzo. A stained glass window depicting 36 scenes from Washington's life. National Patriots Bell Tower (1950–53), Zantzinger & Borie, architects. Houses the 58-bell Washington Memorial National Carillon. George Washington by C. Paul Jennewein (1953), on exterior of the National Patriots Bell Tower Copy (1910) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1785–91), Jefferson Memorial Park, Pittsburgh George Washington (1917), unknown sculptor, Washington Crossing Monument, Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing George Washington (1921–22), by C. S. Kilpatrick, Fort Leboeuf Museum, Waterford Copy (1922) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier (1956), Washington Square, Philadelphia Copy (1931) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Valley Forge National Park Visitor Center, Valley Forge George Washington Kneeling in Prayer (1967), by Donald De Lue, Freedoms Foundation, Valley Forge Washington Crossing the Delaware (1974–76), by Frank Arena, Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing. A near-lifesize sculpture group based on Emanuel Leutze's 1851 painting. Rhode Island Half-size copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport South Carolina Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), South Carolina Statehouse, Columbia South Dakota George Washington (1999–2000), by Lee Leuning, Rapid City Mount Rushmore (1924–41), by Gutzon Borglum; along with Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln Texas George Washington (1955), by Pompeo Coppini, in front of Main Building, University of Texas at Austin Washington's Birthday Celebration Building, Laredo George Washington (1990), by Roberto Garcia, Jr., City Hall, Laredo. Utah Washington Square, Salt Lake City. Site of the first Utah Statehouse (1896–1916). Virginia George Washington (1785–91), by Jean-Antoine Houdon, Virginia State Capitol, Richmond Washington and Lee University, Lexington. Founded in 1749 as Augusta Academy, it was renamed Washington Academy in 1796 and Washington College in 1813 in recognition of General Washington's endowment gift, and renamed Washington and Lee University in 1870. Statue of George Washington known as Old George by Matthew Kahle placed atop Washington Hall in 1844. Copy (1856) of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Virginia Military Institute, Lexington Virginia Washington Monument (1849–57), by Thomas Crawford, Capitol Square, Richmond George Washington Masonic National Memorial (1923–32), Harvey Wiley Corbett, architect, Alexandria: Massive bronze statue of Illustrious Brother George Washington (1949–50), by Bryant Baker Mural of George Washington Laying the Cornerstone of the United States Capitol (1952–55), by Allyn Cox George Washington as Master Mason (1959, this cast 1966), by Donald De Lue George Washington Memorial Parkway, authorized by Congress 1930, first section opened 1932 George Washington National Forest, western Virginia and eastern West Virginia. Established as Shenandoah National Forest (1918). Name changed to honor George Washington (1932). Natural Bridge National Forest added (1933). Copy of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), University of Virginia, Charlottesville Washington (state) Lake Washington, King County, west of Seattle Mount Washington, Cascade Mountains, King County Mount Washington, Olympic Mountains, Mason County George Washington (1909), by Lorado Taft, University of Washington, Seattle Wisconsin Washington Monument (1885), by Richard Henry Park, Court of Honor, Milwaukee Copy (1911) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Oshkosh Wyoming George Washington Memorial Park (Jackson, Wyoming) Argentina Colombia Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Barranquilla France La Fayette and Washington (1890–1900), by Auguste Bartholdi, Place des États-Unis, Paris Equestrian statue of George Washington (1900), by Daniel Chester French and Edward Clark Potter, Place d'Iéna, Paris Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Saint-Martin-de-Ré Hungary George Washington, Father of American Democracy (1906), by Gyula Bezerédi, City Park, Budapest. A gift from Hungarian-Americans. Mexico George Washington (1910–12, destroyed), by Pompeo Coppini, Plaza Washington, Colonia Juárez, Mexico City. A gift from Americans commemorating the 1910 centennial of Mexican Independence, the statue was toppled and dragged through the streets in reaction to the 1914 United States invasion of Veracruz. Peru Copy after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), Lima Thailand Washington Square Soi, Bangkok United Kingdom Copy (1921) after George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1791), in front of National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London Venezuela George Washington (1883), by William Rudolf O'Donovan, Plaza Washington, El Paraiso, Caracas Other In the United States See also: #States, Counties and Townships (above). Washington (state) Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas Some of the locations below are named for George Washington: the 241 townships in the United States named Washington; see Washington Township (disambiguation) the 26 cities, 1 borough, and 1 village named Washington; see Washington (disambiguation) the 2 villages and 1 borough named Washingtonville (disambiguation) the 15 mountains, town, city, and four neighborhoods named Mount Washington Cincinnati, Ohio, is indirectly named for George Washington. The city is named for the Society of the Cincinnati, named itself to honor George Washington by comparing him to the Roman general Cincinnatus. Outside the United States Places named for George Washington outside of the United States include: George Washington, a small town in Cuba's Villa Clara Province George Washington Avenue (Spanish: Avenida George Washington) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic George Washington Avenue (Polish: Aleja Jerzego Waszyngtona) in Warsaw, Poland George Washington Street (Serbian: Улица Џорџа Вашингтона/Ulica Džordža Vašingtona) in Belgrade, Serbia New Washington, a small town in Aklan Province, Philippines Washington Avenue (Italian: Viale Washington) in Rome, Italy Washington Avenue (German: Washington Allee) in Hamburg, Germany Washington Island, a coral atol belonging to Kiribati Washington Street in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom Washington Street (French: Rue Washington) in Paris, France; 8th arrondissement Washington Street, Cork, in Cork, Ireland Washington Park (Spanish: Parque Washington) in Barranquilla, Colombia George Washington Street (Ukrainian: Вулиця Джорджа Вашингтона) in Lviv, Ukraine See also Washington (disambiguation) George Washington (disambiguation) References ) ) ) )
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