John Marshall Memorial Park, Washington DC

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#34 of 38 in Parks in Washington DC
John Marshall Park is a park located in the Judiciary Square neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The park is in honor of John Marshall, a U.S. Representative (1799-1800), Secretary of State (1800-1801), and the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1801–1835).A cast of the sculpture Chief Justice John Marshall, sculpted by William Wetmore Story in 1883, is situated on the north end of the park. Playing chess was "a favorite pastime" of Marshall. The sculpture The Chess Players is located on the east side of the park.
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  • Located beside the Canadian embassy and a short walk from the Newseum, this park commemorates a significant historical figure that many are not familiar with. A lot of history here. Some nice statuary...  more »
  • A very quite big park in Memorial of John Marshal. Have a lot of seatings area across it. Nothing so special about it  more »
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  • Nice place to rest after walking the national mall. Warning *** the homeless like to sleep on the benches here. There are also a lot of skateboarders in this park. It is appropriately shaded here.
  • Nice park with benches. Enjoy your lunch
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