Statue of Benjamin Franklin (Washington, D.C.)

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Statue of Benjamin Franklin
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ArtistJacques Jouvenal
Year1889
TypeCarrara marble
Dimensions240 cm (8 ft)
LocationWashington, D.C., United States
OwnerNational Park Service
Statue of Benjamin Franklin
Statue of Benjamin Franklin (Washington, D.C.) is located in Washington, D.C.
Statue of Benjamin Franklin (Washington, D.C.)
Location12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38°53′40″N 77°1′40″W / 38.89444°N 77.02778°W / 38.89444; -77.02778Coordinates: 38°53′40″N 77°1′40″W / 38.89444°N 77.02778°W / 38.89444; -77.02778
Arealess than one acre
Part ofAmerican Revolution Statuary.
NRHP reference No.78000256[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 14, 1978[2]

A statue in Carrara marble of Benjamin Franklin by Jacques Jouvenal stands outside the Old Post Office Pavilion, at 12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C.

A gift of Stilson Hutchins, a founder of The Washington Post,[3] it was dedicated on January 17, 1889, at 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. It was moved to its current site in 1980.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "American Revolution Statuary". National Park Service. July 14, 1978. Archived from the original on February 20, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
  3. ^ http://dcmemorials.com/index_indiv0000620.htm

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