Bernardo de G?lvez Memorial

Bernardo de G?lvez Memorial (HMRFG)

Location: Washington, DC 20032
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.741', W 77° 2.912'

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Bernardo de G?lvez
(Count de G?lvez)
1746 - 1786

"Bernardo de G?lvez the great Spanish soldier carried out a courageous campaign in lands
bordering the lower Mississippi. This masterpiece of military strategy lightened the pressure of the English in the war against the American settlers who were fighting for their independence.

"May the statue of Bernardo de G?lvez serve as a reminder that Spain offered the blood of her soldiers for the cause of American independence."

Excerpts of a speech given on this location on June 3, 1976 by His Majesty
Don Juan Carlos I, King of Spain.

Sculptor, Juan De Avalos, Madrid, Spain
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Kingdom of Spain
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 5:18pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322345 N 4307195
Decimal Degrees38.89568333, -77.04853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.741', W 77° 2.912'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 44.46" N, 77° 2' 54.72" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 E Street Expressway, Washington DC 20032, US
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