Farragut Square – David G. Farragut Statue

Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! - David G. Farragut Statue in the Center of Farragut Square, Washington, DC

Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! - David G. Farragut Statue in the Center of Farragut Square, Washington, DC

President James A. Garfield dedicated this statue of Admiral David G. Farragut from the Civil War in 1881.

David G. Farragut Statue in the Center of Farragut Square, Washington, DC

David G. Farragut Statue in the Center of Farragut Square, Washington, DC

The statue is in the center of Farragut Square which is located about two blocks north of the White House and the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

David G. Farragut shouted “Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!” while taking the harbor in Mobile, Alabama during the Civil War.

The statue of David G. Farragut is located just to the south of the three street intersection of Connecticut Avenue NW and K and 17th Streets NW. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of the David G. Farragut Statue.

Closest Metro Station: Farragut Square is very close to two Metro Stations. An entrance to the Farragut West Metro Station is just across I Street NW from Farragut Square, and an entrance to the Farragut North Metro Station is across K Street NW.

Leave a Reply

StationStart.com