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Statues of Washington, D.C.

by Mark D. Hughes
Photographs by Carol M. Highsmith

A city rich in politics and culture, Washington, D.C. is the capital of America and the center of our governmental system. Washington, D.C. was the home to some of America's most famous and influential historical figures. These figures have been frozen in time as statues for our enjoyment. Follow this slideshow to view the many statues that reside in Washington, D.C.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States (1933-1945). He is the only president to serve four terms in office.

Fun Fact: FDR was the first president to speak on television.

Carol M. Highsmith, a distinguished and widely published American photographer, began donating her work to the Library of Congress in 1992. The Carol M. Highsmith archive at the Library of Congress includes photos from each of the United States and is expected to eventually contain 100,000 photos. Professionally printed and framed prints of these photos are available at PhotographsAmerica.com.

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