Statue of Soh Jaipil

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Philip Jaisohn
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Philip Jaisohn is located in Central Washington, D.C.
Philip Jaisohn
Philip Jaisohn
Location in Washington, D.C.
Location2320 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, United States
Coordinates38°54′43.7″N 77°3′4.45″W / 38.912139°N 77.0512361°W / 38.912139; -77.0512361Coordinates: 38°54′43.7″N 77°3′4.45″W / 38.912139°N 77.0512361°W / 38.912139; -77.0512361

Philip Jaisohn is a bronze statue of Soh Jaipil, in Washington, D.C. Jaipil was a long-time leader in the fight for independence and modernization of Korea, who used the anglicized name Philip Jaison. The statue was dedicated in May 2008.[1] It is located at the Korean Consulate, at 23rd Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C., near the Korean Embassy. Located in front of the Korean Consulate; 2320 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

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  1. ^ "Korea Report: Philip Jaisohn / Seo Jae-pil: The First Korean-American". 18 April 2008.

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