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Gory Addition to Jeanne D’Arc in Meridian Hill Park on Statue’s 92 Birthday

by Prince Of Petworth January 8, 2014 at 11:00 am 12 Comments

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Thanks to a reader for sending. Though I think I prefer the sweater addition from a couple of years ago. Also happy 92 birthday to the statue. You can see the full ceremony from Jan. 6th 1922 here.

“Ceremony of unveiling a statue of Jeanne d’Arc in Meridian Park. Crowd assembled for the ceremony. President and Mrs Warren G Harding arrive at ceremony. Officials speak at stand. Unveiling of Jeanne d’Arc statue. Flags on poles. Man places bouquet and flowers in front of the statue. Secretary of War, John W Weeks speaks. Side view of statue. Various officials speak at ceremony.”

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