Statue of General Winfield Scott Hancock - Washington, D.C.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 38° 53.625 W 077° 01.329
18S E 324629 N 4306929
Quick Description: A sculpture of General Winfield Scott Hancock is located near the United States Navy Memorial in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington, D.C., USA.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2014 6:10:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMK9XB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Just across Seventh Street at this point stands Henry Ellicott's imposing equestrian statue (8) of Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock, erected by the government in 1896.

In this bronze sculpture, General Hancock is riding a horse. He's holding a pair of binoculars in his right hand and his horse's reins with his left hand. The statue was commissioned on March 2, 1889, and dedicated on May 12, 1896.

Book: Washington, DC

Page Number(s) of Excerpt: 634

Year Originally Published: 1937

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