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Impressive equestrian statue of Ulysses S.Grant is hard to miss: it is right in front of the US Capitol building.
It honors American Civil War general and 18th United States President, Ulysses S. Grant. On both sides of the pedestal you can see the bas-reliefs...More
The Grant Memorial has the general on horseback which makes it one of the more compelling of the Washington statues. But its also flanked by some other excellent depictions of the civil war and is well worth a look.
In front of the Capitol Building looking over the Mall this is a stunning memorial. Recently refurbished the statue of Grant and the detail in the faces of the soldiers in the flanking statues make this a must see on any visit to Washington
We visited the memorial on our way to the Capitol building and it's a very impressive sculpture that has 2 civil war sculptures on either side of the main statute. The area is under construction at the moment and the reflecting pool was also closed...More
We visited DC and the capitol a couple of years ago and I had read up on what we were going to see there, I was looking forward to seeing the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial and the Washington monument. But! bad news for me, when...More
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When we were there in September 2016, everything immediately west of the Capitol which includes the Grant memorial ( there are several different bronze statues that are part of that memorial), was covered up with tarps and... More
When we were there in September 2016, everything immediately west of the Capitol which includes the Grant memorial ( there are several different bronze statues that are part of that memorial), was covered up with tarps and scaffolding and barricaded off. The Washington monument had just been closed and under repair as well, we had tickets for that. We returned in July 2018 and everything at Grants memorial had been completed, it is beautiful and a must see location, by the way, the Washington monument is still closed and under repair.