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Farragut Square, Washington DC

Farragut Square - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Farragut Square
901 17th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20006Map
+1 202 245 4715
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

Farragut is the epicenter of corporate Washington DC, so don't be surprised to see lots of serious-looking people walking about. The square though, is filled with an upbeat ambiance where picnickers can enjoy the sounds of street musicians in summer. On Thursdays in the summer months, the square hosts free jazz at lunchtime. A statue of Civil War Admiral David Farragut stands in the middle of the square, spyglass in hand. Farragut coined the phrase “Full speed ahead!” during the 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama.

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