Albert Einstein Memorial
The memorial to Albert Einstein, situated in an elm and holly grove in the southwest corner of the Academy grounds, was unveiled at the Academy's annual meeting, April 22, 1979, in honor of the centennial of the great scientist's birth. Einstein is depicted seated on a three-step bench of Mount Airy…
The Einstein statue is my favorite sightseeing stop in DC. It's fun for kids to climb on the statue. It's just across the street from the Washington Monument, so be sure to check it out when visiting DC.
12-foot bronze statue of a seated Albert Einstein holding a paper with his mathematical equations.
The memorial to Albert Einstein, situated in an elm and holly grove across the street from the Vietnam Veterans memorial, features a stunning, rough-hewn bronze statue of the great scientist, honoring the centennial of his birth. Einstein is depicted seated on a three-step bench of Mount Airy (North…
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