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The John Paul Jones Memorial was dedicated on April 17, 1912 and it was the first monument raised in Potomac Park in Washington, D.C.  This is impressive.  There are many monuments in Potomac Park, and to find this monument and blog about it is simply a joy.  John Paul Jones is the first U.S. naval war hero.  He is also considered the father of the United States Navy. Charles H. Niehaus sculpted… Read More

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