National Harbor, Maryland: President and Heroes Statues

Life-size bronzes of Louis Armstrong, Frederick Douglass, and Winston Churchill; Presidents Washington, Eisenhower, FDR, and Lincoln (with a shiny outstretched hand); and a full-color Marilyn Monroe and Rosie the Riveter.

Address:
151 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD
Directions:
Downtown, in the median of American Way, between Waterfront and Fleet Sts.
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American Way FDR Statue

A series of life-size statues by artist Ivan Schwartz of Studio EIS line American Way in National Harbor, including Franklin D. Roosevelt. The grinning 32nd President sits in a wheelchair, his hand extended for a greeting.

[Kurt Deion / kurtshistoricsites.com, 01/13/2022]

It's part of American Way Outdoor Park, a block-long collection of outdoor statues in a downtown street median. Also at the site: life-size bronzes of Louis Armstrong, Frederick Douglass, and Winston Churchill; Presidents Washington, Eisenhower, and Lincoln (with a shiny outstretched hand); and a full-color Marilyn Monroe and Rosie the Riveter.

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