History Hiker


The James A. Garfield monument was unveiled on May 12, 1887 on the grounds of the United States Capital.  It is a monument dedicated to President Garfield who was elected in 1880 and sadly, assassinated in 1881.  President Garfield only served four months in office. The monument was sculpted by John Quincy Adams Ward (1830-1910).  The pedestal was designed by Richard Morris Hunt. I believe the monument is fitting for a man… Read More

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