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What’s the most photographed statue in town?

Nobody really knows, but if it’s not Abraham Lincoln at his memorial than it’s surely Andrew Jackson here in Lafayette Park. Why? First, it’s a great statue. Second, it’s right by the White House. Third, it’s a dynamite shot, especially … Continue reading

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Wait, that’s not the White House

A recent vacation to New Orleans (yes, tour guides go on personal trips even during the busy season) had me returning to Jackson Park to see a statue I often see outside the White House. Andrew Jackson, hero of the … Continue reading

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Old photo of Old Hickory

Wandering through the Library of Congress photos of Civil  War I found this 1860s photo of the Andrew Jackson statue above the White House. I’ll do a proper post on this statue soon because it truly deserves one. But for … Continue reading

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