The north and south parks (pictured), that make up Washington Place, are part of four areas that surround the Washington Monument (in background) in Baltimore, MD. The other two sections to the east and west of the Washington Monument make up Mount Vernon Place.
Many sculptures, in honor of historic Baltimore icons, can be found in Washington Place. In the south park, one can find a statue of General Lafayette riding a horse. A statue in honor of US Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney is located in the north park along with a statue of George Peabody the founder of The Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Other statues located in the north park include, a statue of Severn Teackle Wallis, a Baltimore attorney during the late 1800s, and John Edward Howard the man who donated the land for the parks and for the Washington monument.
Throughout each park there are a number of smaller bronze statues and fountains, and plenty of benches to sit on and relax.
Photo By: Anthony Washington
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