Statue of Freedom

The Statue of Freedom, also known as Armed Freedom or simply Freedom, is a bronze statue designed by Thomas Crawford that, since 1863, has crowned the dome of the building in Originally named Freedom Triumphant in War and Peace…

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The , a national park, is a famous 2-mile-long tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly boulevard in stretching from the Capitol Building in the east to the Lincoln Memorial and Potomac River on the west. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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The , often called the Capitol Building, is the meeting place of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. Photo: Ottojula, Public domain.

The , and its attached Sculpture Garden, is a national art museum in , located on the , between 3rd and 9th Streets, at Constitution Avenue NW. is situated 3100 feet west of Statue of Freedom. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the Air and Space… is situated 3000 feet west of Statue of Freedom. Photo: Cybjorg, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a venerable neighborhood just east of the Capitol building, best known as the main residence in the city for the legislative and judicial branches of the U.S. government, and for the staffers who run the place. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 2.5.

"NoMa" is a moniker for the area North of Massachusetts Avenue located north and east of Union Station in , . Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is D.C.'s old downtown quarter, east of 15th St, and includes the neighborhoods of Chinatown, Penn Quarter, Judiciary Square, and Mount Vernon Square. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Statue of Freedom

38.8898° or 38° 53' 23.3" north
-77.0091° or 77° 0' 32.7" west
Open­Street­Map ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: تمثال الحرية
  • Chinese: 自由雕像
  • Dutch: Statue of Freedom
  • Esperanto: Statuo de Armita Libereco
  • French: Statue de la Liberté
  • German: Statue of Freedom
  • Hebrew: פסל החופש
  • Italian: Statua della Libertà
  • Persian: تندیس آزادی
  • Persian: مجسمه آزادی
  • Persian: مجسمه ازادی
  • Persian: مجسمهٔ آزادی
  • Portuguese: Estátua da Liberdade

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