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Peace Monument, Washington DC

A monument in memorial of U.S.

A monument in memorial of U.S. naval deaths at sea during the Civil War stands at the northeastern end of the Capitol Reflecting Pool, bearing an assembly of four statues. Grief weeps over History at the top. Facing outwards is Victory, holding a laurel of victory, and flanked by young Mars and Neptune. Facing the Capitol is the statue of Peace, holding an olive branch, and surrounded by symbols of prosperity.


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About Peace Monument

 Washington, DC, United States

Peace Monument and Nearby Sights on Map

United States Capitol

Nestled on a plateau in Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington DC, the Capitol is a power centre, home to the House of Representatives and the Senate

James Garfield Monument

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Ulysses S Grant Memorial

Grant's monument occupies the single most prominent location on the Capitol Grounds, directly over the reflecting pool

Robert Taft Memorial

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Canadian Embassy

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Voice of America

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Supreme Court

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National Gallery of Art

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