Statue of George Washington - Washington Square Park, Charleston, SC

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Statue of George Washington - Washington Square Park, Charleston, SC

     A statue of George Washington stands tall in Washington Square Park in Charleston, SC., Charleston's first public park.  The park is fenced and gated with Charleston's famous iron works.  Shaded with grand oak trees, Washington Square Park is located in the heart of Charleston's historic area, behind Charleston's City Hall at the corner of Broad St. and Meeting St.  The Washington Monument in DC was designed by Charleston native and American architect Robert Mills.  Notice the replica of the Washington Monument in the background.  

Statue George Washington at Washington Square Park in Charleston, SC

     President George Washington visited Charleston in 1791 and was honored in grand fashion with a parade, a pubic dinner, a grand ball, and may other festive activites.   

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Posted in respect of President's Day, 2011.

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Statue of George Washington - Washington Square Park, Charleston, SC

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Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
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I did not know that Charleston had a statute dedicated to George Washington. That's very nice to know!

Thanks and I hope you have a blessed Sunday.

Feb 20, 2011 01:14 AM #1
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
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Thanks Patrica, that's my post in honor of President's Day !  You to have a great day.

Feb 20, 2011 02:05 AM #2
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Chris Alston
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It reminds me of when I went to Mt Vernon.  Love it!

Feb 20, 2011 06:31 AM #3
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Joye Hollis Ridgeway
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Hi Chris, the monument is the background is a small replica of the Washington Monument in DC.  America's architect Robert Mills designer the Washington Monument was born in Charleston.  Thanks for the comment.

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Joye....I'm like Patricia...I didn't know about the statue....Nice post!
Hope you have a great day!

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