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DUPONT, Samuel Francis: Memorial Fountain in Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C.
by Daniel Chester French (click name for more of that artist's work)
located in James M. Goode's Massachusetts Avenue area (click link for more in that area)

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SAMUEL FRANCIS DUPONT UNITED STATES NAVY 1803 - 1865
THIS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN REPLACES A STATUE ERECTED BY THE CONGRESS
OF THE UNITED STATES IN RECOGNITION OF HIS DISTINGUISHED SERVICES

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The Sea

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The Wind

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The Goddess of the Stars

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This is the statue that was originally in DuPont Circle in D.C. It's now located at the entrance to Rockford Park in Wilmington, Delaware.
It was removed from Dupont circle & replaced by the fountain in 1920.

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SAMUEL FRANCIS DU PONT
MDCCCII - MDCCCLXV
REAR ADMIRAL
UNITED STATES NAVY
THIS STATUE WAS ERECTED
BY THE CONGRESS
OF THE UNITED STATES
IN RECOGNITION OF HIS
DISTINGUISHED SERVICES
ORIGINALLY PLACED IN
DU PONT CIRCLE
WASHINGTON D.C.
IT WAS REMOVED
TO THIS SITE
A.D. MCMXX

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 343 Item #8.15; Massachusetts Avenue area);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p291 Item #H-16)

Medium: Marble
Artist: Daniel Chester French (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: Civil War; Samuel Francis DuPont
Location: Massachusetts Ave. & 19th St NW Washington, D.C.
See Massachusetts Avenue area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: Dupont Circle (Red) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number 77002693 (dcMem ID #1621 )

Links & other sources
The Names of Washington D.C. (p39)
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Dupont (71)
J Reid's website
Wikipedia article on duPont
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures on DuPont fountain

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