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The Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Memorial

The Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Memorial
Location: East 26th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue
Date built: 1881

Stanford White collaborated with Parisian sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens to create this memorial, a public commission. White designed the bluestone base that supported Saint-Gaudens's realistic rendering of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, a Civil War naval hero. The memorial originally stood at the northwest corner of Madison Square.

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