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Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Listed under Tombs & Memorials in Washington D.C., United States.

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Andrew Jackson Downing was a prominent figure in the arts of landscape and architecture. He also was a great fan of horticulture.  Downing helped design many of the scenes found in some of the most prominent buildings in Washington D.C. Some of these include the White House ground and Smithsonian Institution. He was also the original planner of the National Mall, where his urn now resides.

The urn of Andrew Jackson Downing is in the Enid A. Haupt Garden on the National Mall. Downing also designed Central Park in New York City. The urn is located right in front of the Smithsonian Castle and could be visited at the same time as this beautiful building.

Written by  Cassandra Lund.

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