General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott)

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General Winfield Scott Hancock
General Winfield Scott Hancock Memorial.JPG
Artist Henry Jackson Ellicott
Year 1896
Type Bronze
Dimensions 270 cm × 210 cm (9 ft × 7 ft)
Location Washington, D.C.
Owner

National Park Service

General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott)
General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott) is located in Washington, D.C.
General Winfield Scott Hancock (Ellicott)
Location Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°53′37.46″N 77°1′20.12″W / 38.8937389°N 77.0222556°W / 38.8937389; -77.0222556Coordinates: 38°53′37.46″N 77°1′20.12″W / 38.8937389°N 77.0222556°W / 38.8937389; -77.0222556
Governing body National Park Service
Part of Civil War Monuments in Washington, DC.
NRHP Reference # 78000257[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 1978 [2]

General Winfield Scott Hancock is an equestrian statue of Winfield Scott Hancock, by Henry Jackson Ellicott together with architect Paul J. Pelz. It is located at Pennsylvania Avenue and 7th Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C.

It was commissioned on March 2, 1889, and dedicated on May 12, 1896,[3] by president Grover Cleveland. It cost $50,000.[4]

The statue is a contributing monument to the Civil War Monuments in Washington, DC, of the National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Civil War Monuments in Washington, DC". National Park Service. September 20, 1978. Retrieved August 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "General Winfield Scott Hancock, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, District of Columbia survey. 1993. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ Kathryn Allamong Jacob, Edwin Harlan Remsberg (1998). Testament to Union: Civil War monuments in Washington, Part 3. Photographer Edwin Harlan. JHU Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-5861-1. 

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