General Grant Statue

Overview for General Grant Statue in Washington Square Park

Photo by Mark Groth Title: Washington Square Park General Ulysses S. Grant statue
Source: Mark Groth


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Park: Washington Square Park


The sculptor, Robert Binghorst, was said to be the first professional sculptor to reside in St. Louis, and the statue is the earliest to be erected in the downtown area which still stands today.


The plaque at the front of the statue depicts the Battle of Lookout Mountain. The statue was donated by the Grant Monument Association of Missouri and was dedicated in October of 1888.

Sculptor: Robert Porter Binghorst

Year Dedicated: 1888


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