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Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau

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Year  1901
Owner  National Park Service
Area  less than one acre
Phone  +1 202-208-1631
Type  Bronze
Location  Washington, D.C.
Artist  Fernand Hamar
Created  1901
Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau
Location  Lafayette Square (Washington, D.C.), Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Address  Pennsylvania Ave NW & Jackson Pl NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
Hours  Open today · 7:30AM–4PMSaturday7:30AM–4PMSunday7:30AM–4PMMonday7:30AM–4PMTuesday7:30AM–4PMWednesday7:30AM–4PMThursday7:30AM–4PMFriday7:30AM–4PM
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Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau is a bronze statue by Fernand Hamar.

It is located in Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C. President Theodore Roosevelt dedicated the statue on May 24, 1902.

The inscription reads:
FONDU PARLE PAL D'OSNE 58 RUE VOLTAIRE
(Sculpture of Liberty, front near base:)
F. HAMAR
(Base, north face:)
We have been
contemporaries
and
fellow labourers
in the cause
of liberty
and we have lived
together
as brothers should do
in harmonious friendship
WASHINGTON TO ROCHAMBEAU
Feb. 1, 1784
(Base, north face, bottom:)
BY THE CONGRESS
MAY XXIV MDCCCII
(Base, front below sculpture of Rochambeau:)
ROCHAMBEAU

A copy of the statue exists in Paris at the Place Rochambeau

As part of the American Revolution Statuary in Washington, D.C. the statue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

References

Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Wikipedia


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