Bartholdi Park, Washington, D.C.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 38° 53.225 W 077° 00.766
18S E 325426 N 4306171
Quick Description: Bartholdi Park, centered around the Bartholdi Fountain, is richly landscaped by the U.S. Botanical Gardens. A few tables are provided for eating lunch or dinner.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2007 2:28:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM2FVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 129

Long Description:
Created in 1932 as a formal, classical garden, Bartholdi Park is a shady place to relax amongst the flowers and listen to the water flowing in Bartholdi Fountain. You’ll see office workers bringing their cafeteria food here for lunch. Although part of the U.S. Botanical Gardens across the street, and under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol, for all practical purposes this is a city park. There’s no restricted entry, and the park is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Name: Bartholdi Park

Street Location: Independence Ave., First Street, and Washington Ave.

Local Municipality: Architect of the Capitol

State/Province, etc.: District of Columbia

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Commemorates Frederic Auguste Bartholdi

Date Established: 1932

Picnic Facilities: Tables and chairs.

Recreational Facilities:
None.


Monuments/Statues: No.

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): No.

Fountains: Fountain.

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: No.

Special Events: No.

Traditional Geocaches:
None.


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