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Every female statue in Washington, D.C., mapped

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All around Washington, D.C., you can find public art in almost every traffic circle and areas like the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

In 2014, Curbed compiled a map of every female statue in the District, but missed quite a few, so rather than map every public art in the District — a mega map that would more than likely have hundreds of points — Curbed instead decided to update the map to cover every female-focused statue we missed.

From the Eleanor Roosevelt statue to the Statue of Freedom, here is every single statue in Washington, D.C. that features a woman. Were there any left off? Let Curbed know in the comments.

UPDATE 8/24/16: Jane A. Delano and Queen Isabella added to map.

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1. Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial

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1850 West Basin Drive Southwest
Washington, DC 20242

At the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, you can find Eleanor Roosevelt standing in front of a symbol of the UN.

2. Joan of Arc Statue

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2400 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

You can find this 13th century female heroine in Meridian Hill Park. It is the only equestrian statue of a woman in the District.

3. St. Bernadette

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1400 Quincy Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

Saint Bernadette was a late 19th century nun who had 18 visions of the Virgin Mary meeting her. She was canonized as a saint in 1933.

4. NYMPHS

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Dupont Circle, Dupont Circle Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

In Dupont Circle, the nymphs at the fountain are meant to honor American naval officer Samuel Francis Du Pont. The three marble nymphs represent the sea, the stars, and the wind. This fountain was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

5. Vietnam Women's Memorial

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Henry Bacon Drive Northwest
Washington, DC

The Vietnam Women's Memorial was built to honor the more than 260,000 women who served in the armed forces and nearly 10,000 women who served in-country during the Vietnam War. According to the Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation, it's also meant to honor the women who lost loved ones in the war.

6. Serenity Statue

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Meridian Hill Park, 2400 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

The Serenity Statue in Meridian Hill Park is meant to honor the Lietenant Commander of the U.S. Navy William Henry Scheutze. The women depicted sits on a rocky ledge with her foot resting on a broken sword. The statue has seen some better days as its nose and one of its hands are broken.

7. Bartholdi Fountain

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100 Maryland Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 225-8333

Near the U.S. Botanic Garden, the Bartholdi Fountain features three sea nymphs with fish, sea shells, and coral at their feet. The creator of the fountain, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, is also the designer of the Statue of Liberty.

8. Mary Mcleod Bethune Memorial

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East Capitol Street Northeast & 12th Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

Mary Mcleod Bethune was an educator who is known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. The statue of her depicts two statues of students beside her along with an inscription below her.

9. Guglielmo Marconi Memorial

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16th Street Northwest & Lamont Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20010

In Mount Pleasant, this bronze statue features a bust of Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi along with a nude female figure sitting on a globe with one arm stretched in front of her, and the other arched beside her head. The artist Attilio Piccirilli intended for the woman to represent Marconi's contribution to science.

10. DAR Founders Statue

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18th Street Northwest & C Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20240

At Constitution Hall, there is a statue of a robed woman with her arms outstretched. This statue is meant to honor the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

11. Daguerre Memorial

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800 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004

This bronze sculpture honors Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, a French artist who invented the daguerreotype process of photography and is known as one of the fathers of photography. The memorial features a bust of him and a robed woman fawning over him.

12. Kauffmann Memorial

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201 Allison Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

In Rock Creek Cemetery, a bronze woman, representing "Memory," makes a wreath made out of flowers. Beside her is an urn and bronze panels depicting scenes from Shakespeare's "Seven Ages of Men" from As You Like It. The memorial is meant to honor American sculptor former owner of the Washington Star Samuel Kauffmann

13. McMillan Fountain

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McMillan Reservoir, Howard University
Washington, DC 20001

American artist Herbert Adams designed to memorialize Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan James McMillan. The bronze and granite fountain features The Three Graces, meant to represent "Splendor," "Mirth," and "Good Cheer."

14. Nuns of the Battlefield

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Rhode Island Avenue Northwest & M Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

At the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue NW, M Street NW, and Connecticut Avenue NW, there is a monument to the more than 600 nuns who nursed soldiers during the American Civil War. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

15. Crouching Woman

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Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

This bronze sculpture was designed by French artist François-Auguste-René Rodin. The woman depicted is hunched over a rock with what looks like a painful expression on her face.

16. Seated Woman

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Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

At the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, you can find Henry Moore's "Seated Woman." The English artist is known for monumental bronze sculptures, especially those depicting mothers and children or reclining figures. In this case, the statue is both reclining, a woman, and possibly pregnant.

17. Crown Princess Martha of Norway

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2720 34th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

Princess Märtha of Sweden is known for being the Crown Princess of Norway and the spouse of the future King Olav V. Her son, Harald V, is the currently reigning king of Norway. Her statue is outside the Embassy of Norway.

18. Black Aggie

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Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20006

This ominous, hooded woman was formerly located at the grave of General Felix Agnus in Maryland, but was relocated to Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. The "Black Aggie" statue, also known as "Grief," has many urban legends attached. One urban legend is if someone spends a night in the statue's lap, they'll be haunted by the ghosts of those buried beneath her.

19. Boy Scout Memorial

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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
Washington, DC 20003

The Boy Scout Memorial serves as a tribute to the Boy Scouts of America and was designed by American sculptor Donald De Lue. It is located just south of the White House and depicts a bronze Boy Scout, a woman holding a flame, and a nude man.

20. Statue of Freedom

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East Capitol Street Northeast & First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20004

On top of the Capitol, there stands "The Statue of Freedom," otherwise known as "Armed Freedom" or "Freedom." Designed by Thomas Crawford, this statue features a robed woman wearing a military helmet with a sheathed sword in one hand and a laurel wreath in the other.

21. House of the Temple Sphinxes

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1733 16th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Two statues of sphinxes stand in front of The House of the Temple. The sphinxes represent power and wisdom. The building serves as the headquarters of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Washington, D.C.

22. North America Statue

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Constitution Avenue Northwest & 17th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20006

On the east side of the Organization of American States building, you can find this marble statue. The statue is meant to represent North America and depicts a winged woman holding a torch with a man crouching beside her.

23. Puellae

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National Mall, Constitution Avenue Northwest & 7th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20408

"Puellae" means "girls". This installation consists of 30 bronze headless figures designed by Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz. It is located at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

24. Armenian Earthquake

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2025 E Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20006

On the north lawn of the American Red Cross National Headquarters, this is a bronze sculpture titled "Armenian Earthquake." The statue is meant to express gratitude to the aid provided following the 1988 Spitak earthquake.

25. Samuel Gompers Memorial

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Massachusetts Avenue Northwest & 10th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

This Beaux Arts sculpture features a crouched woman holding a child and a standing woman are featured beside two men shaking hands, a crouching man reading a book, and a winged man with a military helmet. The statue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is meant to memorialize English-born American cigar maker and labor union leader Samuel Gompers.

26. Houser Memorial

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Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

At Rock Creek Cemetery, this memorial is at the grave is Helen L. Houser and her daughter Anna Victoria Houser. The statue depicts the both of them in granite.

27. Frederick Keep Monument

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Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

Designed by American artist James Earle Fraser, this monument is at the site of Frederick Keep, Florence Keep, and their child. The statue features both a bronze male and female standing with Roman-style drapery.

28. Rabboni

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Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

"Rabboni," by Gutzon Borglum, serves as a tribute to Washington banker and tapestry collector Charles Matthews Ffoulke. The statue is of Mary Magdalene in long robes emerging from an alcove, meant to imply that she is recognizing Jesus as he rises from his tomb.

29. Adams Memorial

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Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

The Adams Memorial depicts a hooded, seated woman. The statue serves as a memorial to the wife of author and historian Henry Adams. "Black Aggie" is a copy of this statue.

30. Heurich Mausoleum

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Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

Four winged women stand at the corners of this granite mausoleum. The mausoleum holds the members of the Heurich family.

31. Mary, Protector of Faith

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The Catholic University of America, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

This limestone sculpture is located in Mary's Garden at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It depicts Mary holding baby Jesus to her chest.

32. Teresina Vasco Monument

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2219 Lincoln Road Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

In Glenwood Cemetery, this is a statue of a female child on a rocking chair. The statue is atop a tombstone for Teresina Vasco.

33. Saint Mother Théodore Guérin

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The Catholic University of America, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

Saint Mother Théodore Guérin founded numerous schools in the state of Indiana. At the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, you can find a statue of her.

34. The Court of Neptune Fountain

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Independence Avenue Southeast & First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20540

In front of the Library of Congress, there is a bronze fountain that features Neptune flanked by his sons and a nymph riding on a sea horse.

35. Peace Monument

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Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC

The "Peace Monument" is also known as the "Naval Monument" and the "Civil War Sailors Monument." It serves tribute to the naval deaths at sea during the American Civil War. The statue depicts robed female figures, representing "Grief," "History," "Peace," and "Victory," along with the male figures, Mars and Neptune. The statue is located in Peace Circle on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.

36. Victims of Communism Memorial

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Massachusetts Avenue Northwest & New Jersey Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

Two blocks from Union Station, this memorial is dedicated to "the more than one hundred million victims of communism." The woman statue is meant to be a replica of the Goddess of Democracy that was created during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.

37. Darlington Memorial Fountain

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5th Street Northwest & D Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20549

In Judiciary Park, this gilded bronze statue depicts a nude nymph with a fawn. The memorial was named after Joseph J. Darlington, a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

38. Apotheosis of Democracy

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East Capitol Street Northeast & First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20004

Built in 1916, the female statue, "Peace," stands as the focal point to the pediment of the Apotheosis of Democracy. Other figures include "Genius," "Agriculture," and "Industry." Other female figures include a mother and factory girl. The pediment is located on the U.S. Capitol House of Representatives portico's east front.

39. Spirit of Justice

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National Mall, Constitution Avenue Northwest & Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20565

"Lady Justice" and her male counterpart "Majesty of Justice" are located in the Great Hall of the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice building. They're made out of cast aluminum.

40. Contemplation of Justice

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1 First Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20543

This statue was designed by American artist James Earle Fraser. It depicts a robed, seated woman holding what looks like a smaller woman in her hand.

41. Heritage Statue

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700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20408

Designed by American artist James Earle Fraser, this statue is located at the south side of the National Archives. It depicts a partially nude woman with a child in one hand and a jug in the other.

42. Olive Risley Seward

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North Carolina Avenue Southeast & 6th Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003

This statue is made of lead on burlap and was designed by American artist John Cavanaugh. It depicts the foster daughter of William H. Seward, Olive Risley Seward.

43. Present

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9th Street Northwest
Washington, DC

Ironically enough, this statue, "Present," is also known as "Future." It was designed by American artist Robert Ingersoll Aitken and stands in front of the National Archives Building. It is made of Indiana limestone.

44. Spirit of Haida Gwaii

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501 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

The statue, "Spirit of Haida Gwaii, the Jade Canoe," is located outside the Embassy of Canada. It is meant to represent the Aboriginal heritage of the Haida Gwaii region in Canada.

45. Young Girl on a Chair

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Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

This bronze sculpture was designed by Italian artist Giacomo Manzu. It was completed 1955.

46. Self‑Portrait with Model at Bergamo

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Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

This Giacomo Manzu bronze sculpture was completed 1942, but was probably cast around 1948 to 1961.

47. Draped Reclining Figure

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Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

This reclining woman was designed by English-born artist Henry Moore. You can find it at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

48. King and Queen

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Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

At the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, you can find this statue of a statue depicting a king and queen sitting. It was designed by Henry Moore.

49. Seated Yucatan Woman

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Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

"Seated Yucatan Woman" is made of bronze and was designed by Mexican artist Francisco Zúñiga. It was completed 1973 and is located in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

50. Jane A. Delano

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431 18th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

A Curbed reader named Kemit notified Curbed that there were some sculptures mistakenly left off this map, one of which was the sculpture of Jane A. Delano, founder of Red Cross nursing and health services and leader of Red Cross nurses during World War I. The sculpture was dedicated in April 1933. It was also the first sculpture ever placed on the grounds of Red Cross Square.

51. Queen Isabella

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Constitution Ave NW & 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20372

Outside the Organization of American States building, viewers can find the "Queen Isabella" statue, created by Jose Luis Sanchez. The sculpture was donated by the Institute of Hispanic Culture of Madrid and by the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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1. Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial

1850 West Basin Drive Southwest, Washington, DC 20242

At the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, you can find Eleanor Roosevelt standing in front of a symbol of the UN.

1850 West Basin Drive Southwest
Washington, DC 20242

2. Joan of Arc Statue

2400 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

You can find this 13th century female heroine in Meridian Hill Park. It is the only equestrian statue of a woman in the District.

2400 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

3. St. Bernadette

1400 Quincy Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20017

Saint Bernadette was a late 19th century nun who had 18 visions of the Virgin Mary meeting her. She was canonized as a saint in 1933.

1400 Quincy Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

4. NYMPHS

Dupont Circle, Dupont Circle Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

In Dupont Circle, the nymphs at the fountain are meant to honor American naval officer Samuel Francis Du Pont. The three marble nymphs represent the sea, the stars, and the wind. This fountain was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Dupont Circle, Dupont Circle Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

5. Vietnam Women's Memorial

Henry Bacon Drive Northwest, Washington, DC

The Vietnam Women's Memorial was built to honor the more than 260,000 women who served in the armed forces and nearly 10,000 women who served in-country during the Vietnam War. According to the Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation, it's also meant to honor the women who lost loved ones in the war.

Henry Bacon Drive Northwest
Washington, DC

6. Serenity Statue

Meridian Hill Park, 2400 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

The Serenity Statue in Meridian Hill Park is meant to honor the Lietenant Commander of the U.S. Navy William Henry Scheutze. The women depicted sits on a rocky ledge with her foot resting on a broken sword. The statue has seen some better days as its nose and one of its hands are broken.

Meridian Hill Park, 2400 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

7. Bartholdi Fountain

100 Maryland Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC 20002

Near the U.S. Botanic Garden, the Bartholdi Fountain features three sea nymphs with fish, sea shells, and coral at their feet. The creator of the fountain, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, is also the designer of the Statue of Liberty.

100 Maryland Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC 20002

8. Mary Mcleod Bethune Memorial

East Capitol Street Northeast & 12th Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

Mary Mcleod Bethune was an educator who is known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. The statue of her depicts two statues of students beside her along with an inscription below her.

East Capitol Street Northeast & 12th Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

9. Guglielmo Marconi Memorial

16th Street Northwest & Lamont Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20010

In Mount Pleasant, this bronze statue features a bust of Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi along with a nude female figure sitting on a globe with one arm stretched in front of her, and the other arched beside her head. The artist Attilio Piccirilli intended for the woman to represent Marconi's contribution to science.

16th Street Northwest & Lamont Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20010

10. DAR Founders Statue

18th Street Northwest & C Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20240

At Constitution Hall, there is a statue of a robed woman with her arms outstretched. This statue is meant to honor the founders of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

18th Street Northwest & C Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20240

11. Daguerre Memorial

800 F Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20004

This bronze sculpture honors Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, a French artist who invented the daguerreotype process of photography and is known as one of the fathers of photography. The memorial features a bust of him and a robed woman fawning over him.

800 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004

12. Kauffmann Memorial

201 Allison Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011

In Rock Creek Cemetery, a bronze woman, representing "Memory," makes a wreath made out of flowers. Beside her is an urn and bronze panels depicting scenes from Shakespeare's "Seven Ages of Men" from As You Like It. The memorial is meant to honor American sculptor former owner of the Washington Star Samuel Kauffmann

201 Allison Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

13. McMillan Fountain

McMillan Reservoir, Howard University, Washington, DC 20001

American artist Herbert Adams designed to memorialize Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan James McMillan. The bronze and granite fountain features The Three Graces, meant to represent "Splendor," "Mirth," and "Good Cheer."

McMillan Reservoir, Howard University
Washington, DC 20001

14. Nuns of the Battlefield

Rhode Island Avenue Northwest & M Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

At the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue NW, M Street NW, and Connecticut Avenue NW, there is a monument to the more than 600 nuns who nursed soldiers during the American Civil War. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Rhode Island Avenue Northwest & M Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

15. Crouching Woman

Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

This bronze sculpture was designed by French artist François-Auguste-René Rodin. The woman depicted is hunched over a rock with what looks like a painful expression on her face.

Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

16. Seated Woman

Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

At the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, you can find Henry Moore's "Seated Woman." The English artist is known for monumental bronze sculptures, especially those depicting mothers and children or reclining figures. In this case, the statue is both reclining, a woman, and possibly pregnant.

Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

17. Crown Princess Martha of Norway

2720 34th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20008

Princess Märtha of Sweden is known for being the Crown Princess of Norway and the spouse of the future King Olav V. Her son, Harald V, is the currently reigning king of Norway. Her statue is outside the Embassy of Norway.

2720 34th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

18. Black Aggie

Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20006

This ominous, hooded woman was formerly located at the grave of General Felix Agnus in Maryland, but was relocated to Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. The "Black Aggie" statue, also known as "Grief," has many urban legends attached. One urban legend is if someone spends a night in the statue's lap, they'll be haunted by the ghosts of those buried beneath her.

Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20006

19. Boy Scout Memorial

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20003

The Boy Scout Memorial serves as a tribute to the Boy Scouts of America and was designed by American sculptor Donald De Lue. It is located just south of the White House and depicts a bronze Boy Scout, a woman holding a flame, and a nude man.

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
Washington, DC 20003

20. Statue of Freedom

East Capitol Street Northeast & First Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20004

On top of the Capitol, there stands "The Statue of Freedom," otherwise known as "Armed Freedom" or "Freedom." Designed by Thomas Crawford, this statue features a robed woman wearing a military helmet with a sheathed sword in one hand and a laurel wreath in the other.

East Capitol Street Northeast & First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20004

21. House of the Temple Sphinxes

1733 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Two statues of sphinxes stand in front of The House of the Temple. The sphinxes represent power and wisdom. The building serves as the headquarters of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in Washington, D.C.

1733 16th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

22. North America Statue

Constitution Avenue Northwest & 17th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20006

On the east side of the Organization of American States building, you can find this marble statue. The statue is meant to represent North America and depicts a winged woman holding a torch with a man crouching beside her.

Constitution Avenue Northwest & 17th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20006

23. Puellae

National Mall, Constitution Avenue Northwest & 7th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20408

"Puellae" means "girls". This installation consists of 30 bronze headless figures designed by Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz. It is located at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

National Mall, Constitution Avenue Northwest & 7th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20408

24. Armenian Earthquake

2025 E Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20006

On the north lawn of the American Red Cross National Headquarters, this is a bronze sculpture titled "Armenian Earthquake." The statue is meant to express gratitude to the aid provided following the 1988 Spitak earthquake.

2025 E Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20006

25. Samuel Gompers Memorial

Massachusetts Avenue Northwest & 10th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

This Beaux Arts sculpture features a crouched woman holding a child and a standing woman are featured beside two men shaking hands, a crouching man reading a book, and a winged man with a military helmet. The statue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is meant to memorialize English-born American cigar maker and labor union leader Samuel Gompers.

Massachusetts Avenue Northwest & 10th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

26. Houser Memorial

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011

At Rock Creek Cemetery, this memorial is at the grave is Helen L. Houser and her daughter Anna Victoria Houser. The statue depicts the both of them in granite.

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

27. Frederick Keep Monument

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011

Designed by American artist James Earle Fraser, this monument is at the site of Frederick Keep, Florence Keep, and their child. The statue features both a bronze male and female standing with Roman-style drapery.

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

28. Rabboni

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011

"Rabboni," by Gutzon Borglum, serves as a tribute to Washington banker and tapestry collector Charles Matthews Ffoulke. The statue is of Mary Magdalene in long robes emerging from an alcove, meant to imply that she is recognizing Jesus as he rises from his tomb.

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

29. Adams Memorial

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011

The Adams Memorial depicts a hooded, seated woman. The statue serves as a memorial to the wife of author and historian Henry Adams. "Black Aggie" is a copy of this statue.

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

30. Heurich Mausoleum

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011

Four winged women stand at the corners of this granite mausoleum. The mausoleum holds the members of the Heurich family.

Rock Creek Church Road Northwest & Webster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011

31. Mary, Protector of Faith

The Catholic University of America, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20017

This limestone sculpture is located in Mary's Garden at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It depicts Mary holding baby Jesus to her chest.

The Catholic University of America, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

32. Teresina Vasco Monument

2219 Lincoln Road Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

In Glenwood Cemetery, this is a statue of a female child on a rocking chair. The statue is atop a tombstone for Teresina Vasco.

2219 Lincoln Road Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

33. Saint Mother Théodore Guérin

The Catholic University of America, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20017

Saint Mother Théodore Guérin founded numerous schools in the state of Indiana. At the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, you can find a statue of her.

The Catholic University of America, 400 Michigan Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20017

34. The Court of Neptune Fountain

Independence Avenue Southeast & First Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20540

In front of the Library of Congress, there is a bronze fountain that features Neptune flanked by his sons and a nymph riding on a sea horse.

Independence Avenue Southeast & First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20540

35. Peace Monument

Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

The "Peace Monument" is also known as the "Naval Monument" and the "Civil War Sailors Monument." It serves tribute to the naval deaths at sea during the American Civil War. The statue depicts robed female figures, representing "Grief," "History," "Peace," and "Victory," along with the male figures, Mars and Neptune. The statue is located in Peace Circle on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.

Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC

36. Victims of Communism Memorial

Massachusetts Avenue Northwest & New Jersey Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

Two blocks from Union Station, this memorial is dedicated to "the more than one hundred million victims of communism." The woman statue is meant to be a replica of the Goddess of Democracy that was created during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.

Massachusetts Avenue Northwest & New Jersey Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

37. Darlington Memorial Fountain

5th Street Northwest & D Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20549

In Judiciary Park, this gilded bronze statue depicts a nude nymph with a fawn. The memorial was named after Joseph J. Darlington, a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

5th Street Northwest & D Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20549

38. Apotheosis of Democracy

East Capitol Street Northeast & First Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20004

Built in 1916, the female statue, "Peace," stands as the focal point to the pediment of the Apotheosis of Democracy. Other figures include "Genius," "Agriculture," and "Industry." Other female figures include a mother and factory girl. The pediment is located on the U.S. Capitol House of Representatives portico's east front.

East Capitol Street Northeast & First Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20004

39. Spirit of Justice

National Mall, Constitution Avenue Northwest & Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20565

"Lady Justice" and her male counterpart "Majesty of Justice" are located in the Great Hall of the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice building. They're made out of cast aluminum.

National Mall, Constitution Avenue Northwest & Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20565

40. Contemplation of Justice

1 First Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20543

This statue was designed by American artist James Earle Fraser. It depicts a robed, seated woman holding what looks like a smaller woman in her hand.

1 First Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20543

41. Heritage Statue

700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20408

Designed by American artist James Earle Fraser, this statue is located at the south side of the National Archives. It depicts a partially nude woman with a child in one hand and a jug in the other.

700 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20408

42. Olive Risley Seward

North Carolina Avenue Southeast & 6th Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20003

This statue is made of lead on burlap and was designed by American artist John Cavanaugh. It depicts the foster daughter of William H. Seward, Olive Risley Seward.

North Carolina Avenue Southeast & 6th Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003

43. Present

9th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Ironically enough, this statue, "Present," is also known as "Future." It was designed by American artist Robert Ingersoll Aitken and stands in front of the National Archives Building. It is made of Indiana limestone.

9th Street Northwest
Washington, DC

44. Spirit of Haida Gwaii

501 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

The statue, "Spirit of Haida Gwaii, the Jade Canoe," is located outside the Embassy of Canada. It is meant to represent the Aboriginal heritage of the Haida Gwaii region in Canada.

501 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

45. Young Girl on a Chair

Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

This bronze sculpture was designed by Italian artist Giacomo Manzu. It was completed 1955.

Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

46. Self‑Portrait with Model at Bergamo

Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

This Giacomo Manzu bronze sculpture was completed 1942, but was probably cast around 1948 to 1961.

Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

47. Draped Reclining Figure

Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

This reclining woman was designed by English-born artist Henry Moore. You can find it at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

48. King and Queen

Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

At the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, you can find this statue of a statue depicting a king and queen sitting. It was designed by Henry Moore.

Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

49. Seated Yucatan Woman

Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

"Seated Yucatan Woman" is made of bronze and was designed by Mexican artist Francisco Zúñiga. It was completed 1973 and is located in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Independence Avenue Southwest
Washington, DC

50. Jane A. Delano

431 18th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

A Curbed reader named Kemit notified Curbed that there were some sculptures mistakenly left off this map, one of which was the sculpture of Jane A. Delano, founder of Red Cross nursing and health services and leader of Red Cross nurses during World War I. The sculpture was dedicated in April 1933. It was also the first sculpture ever placed on the grounds of Red Cross Square.

431 18th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

51. Queen Isabella

Constitution Ave NW & 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20372

Outside the Organization of American States building, viewers can find the "Queen Isabella" statue, created by Jose Luis Sanchez. The sculpture was donated by the Institute of Hispanic Culture of Madrid and by the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Constitution Ave NW & 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20372