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John Ericsson National Memorial
Open 24 hours a day, the John Ericsson National Memorial is located at Ohio Drive and Independence Avenue SW in central Washington D.C. The memorial commemorates Swedish-born John Ericsson, an engineer and inventor known for his naval warfare designs during the Civil War.
Completed in 1927 by James Earle Fraser, the memorial showcases creator of the iron-plated USS Monitor sitting, while three other sculptures represent the idea of labor, adventure, and vision. DC visitors may reflect, take photos, and get more information at the nearby Korean War Veterans Memorial.
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