Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (Stephenson)

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"Grand Army of the Republic Memorial"
"Dr. Benjamin F. Stephenson Memorial"
Artist J. Massey Rhind, (1860-1936)
Year 1907, dedicated July 3,1909 (1907, dedicated July 3,1909)
Type Bronze plaque on granite stone pylon/obelisk
Dimensions 760 cm (25 ft)
Location Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and 7th Street (Washington, D.C.)
Owner

National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (Stephenson)
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (Stephenson) is located in Washington, D.C.
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (Stephenson)
Location Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°53′36.9″N 77°1′17.7″W / 38.893583°N 77.021583°W / 38.893583; -77.021583Coordinates: 38°53′36.9″N 77°1′17.7″W / 38.893583°N 77.021583°W / 38.893583; -77.021583
Governing body National Park Service
Part of Civil War Monuments in Washington, DC.
NRHP Reference # 78000257[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 1978 [2]

The "Grand Army of the Republic Memorial", by Scottish-American artist/sculptor J. Massey Rhind, (1860-1936), is an American Civil War memorial in the national capital, Washington, D.C.. It is also known as the "Dr. Benjamin F. Stephenson Memorial", founder of the Grand Army of the Republic.

It is located at Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. and 7th Street in Northwest, Washington, D.C. Sculpted in 1907, it was dedicated on July 3, 1909.[3] The statue is a contributing monument to the Civil War Monuments in Washington, D.C., of the National Register of Historic Places.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American Revolution Statuary". National Park Service. September 20, 1978. Retrieved August 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Stephenson Grand Army of the Republic Memorial, (sculpture).". Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 

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