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Landmark: Eakins Oval

Parkway at 24th. On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour.

The Washington Monument
Rudolf Siemering, 1897 (restored 1997)
* Monument to George Washington
* big fountains, groups of people, standing people, sitting and reclining people, alligator, bears, birds, bison and oxen, elk and moose, fish, horses, snake, plants, shells, weapons, drum, net, hats, Pennsylvania State Seal
* West end of Eakins Oval.
* 39.964250,-75.179150 [map]
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1910 picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1959 picture of this piece
+Featured in The Sixth Sense
+wikipedia.org's George Washington page




Eli Kirk Price Fountain
Charles E. Borie, Jr., Horace Trumbauer, Alfred Zantzinger, 1934
* In memory of Eli Kirk Price, Jr.
* fountain
* inscription:
In memory of Eli Kirk Price 1860-1933 whose wisdom and dedication were responsible for the development of the Parkway and the Art Museum.
* West end of Eakins Oval.
* 39.963900,-75.179625 [map]
* See also:
+Horace Trumbauer page from philadelphiabuildings.org




Ericsson Fountain
Charles E. Borie, Jr., Horace Trumbauer, Alfred Zantzinger, 1934
* In memory of John Ericsson
* fountain
* inscription:
Dedicated to the memory of Captain John Ericsson, scientist, inventor, patriot. Born in Sweden July 31, 1803. Died in America, the country of his adoption, March 8, 1889.
* West end of Eakins Oval.
* 39.964610,-75.178700 [map]
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1934 picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1961 picture of this piece
+Horace Trumbauer page from philadelphiabuildings.org
+wikipedia.org's John Ericsson page