"Southeast Square" was one of William Penn's five designated "green" spaces. In colonial times it often served as a pauper's field. In 1825, it was renamed in honor of George Washington
|Washington Square - fountain and monument|
"The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary Soldier" honors these soldiers.
|Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary Soldier|
The monument includes a a tomb with remains of a soldier disinterred from the park, an eternal flame ...
... and a bronze cast of Houdon's statue of Washington.
|George Washington (bronze cast from Houdon's statue)|
|George Washington (detail)|