Washington, DC: Deadly Black Aggie Statue

1907 bronze sculpture said to kill or blind those who looked into her eyes or sat in her lap at night. Donated to the Smithsonian Institute, given to the General Services Administration in 1987.

Cutts-Madison House

Address:
717 Madison Place NW, Washington, DC
Directions:
Cutts-Madison House, Lafayette Square, H St. NW and Madison Pl NW, behind the Dolley Madison House and the National Courts Building.
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Black Aggie.

Deadly Black Aggie Statue

Courtyard closes at 5 PM. Looks like weekdays only.

[Bryan, 05/22/2016]

The supposedly cursed, my-gaze-blinds-or-kills 1907 bronze sculpture by Eduard L. A. Pausch stood in Baltimore's Loudon Park Cemetery on the grave of Union general Felix Agnus, then Druid Hill Park, from 1925 to 1967. Based on the "Grief" cemetery statue by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Stare until she opens her eyes. We dare you.

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