Washington Monument -- Philadelphia, PA USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik
N 39° 57.859 W 075° 10.756
18S E 484689 N 4423812
Quick Description: George Washington Monument in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/6/2008 7:34:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM4CK5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 103

Long Description:
The Washington Monument located on the North West end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. It sits in the in Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Monument is highlighted by an bronze statue of George Washington sitting on a horse. The work was designed by Rudolf Siemering, in 1897.

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Identity of Rider: George Washington

Name of artist: Rudolf Siemering

Date of Dedication: 1897

Material: Bronze

Unusual Features: The monument also includes bronze statues of the following: alligator, bears, birds, bison and oxen, elk and moose, fish, horse, snake, plants, shells

Position: One Hoof Raised

Identity of Horse: Not listed

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