Adams Memorial

Also known as: Grief, Peace of God
Webster St. and Rock Creek Church Rd., NW., Washington, District of Columbia

Photos 

GENERAL VIEW SHOWING EVERGREEN SCREEN BEHIND MEMORIAL (MEMORIAL NOT VISIBLE)

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

By noted sculptor Saint-Gaudens, this famous memorial was erected by writer and historian Henry Adams as a memorial to his wife, Clover, who had committed suicide. Setting designed by architect White of the noted firm, McKim, Mead and White. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 16, 1972
Reference number
72001420
Area of significance
Art
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Object
Historic function
Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art)
Current function
Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art)
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1891

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2012: New Street View added by wdzinc
  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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