The Other President on the Lawn

On February 22, 2011, in Historian, news, by admin

On President’s Day, it’s always appropriate to talk about our nation’s first- George Washington. The statue that we have become so accustomed to on the east end of the Lawn is actually a bronze replica of a marble work by Jean Houdon that stands in Virginia’s Capitol, pictured at right. Houdon’s work, capturing all of […]