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Statue of Winfield Scott at the center of Scott Circle.
Statue of Winfield Scott at the center of Scott Circle.

Scott Circle is a traffic circle in the northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., at the junction of Massachustts Avenue, Rhode Island Avenue, and 16th Street, N.W. N Street stops short of meeting the circle from either direction, but is instead connected to Rhode Island and Massachusetts avenues through two short streets, Corregidor Street and Bataan Street. A traffic circle is an intersection with a circular shape and, usually, a central island. ... Color-enhanced USGS satellite image of Washington, DC, taken April 26, 2002. ... An address is a code and abstract concept expressing the fixed location of a home, business or other building on the earths surface. ... This article is the current U.S. Collaboration of the Week. ... Massachusetts Avenue, colloquially abbreviated Mass. ... Sixteenth Street Northwest is a prominent north-south thoroughfare in the northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. Part of Pierre LEnfants design for the city, 16th Street begins just north of the White House across Lafayette Park at H Street and continues due north in a straight line...

The through lanes of 16th Street pass under Scott Circle in an old streetcar tunnel. The service lanes of 16th Street intersect the circle. A frontage road for U.S. Highway 71 (a freeway) near Carthage, Missouri. ...

The embassy of Australia is located on Scott Circle.

A statue of Winfield Scott was erected in Scott Circle in 1874. Winfield Scott Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was a United States Army lieutenant general, diplomat, and presidential candidate. ...

External links

  • D.C. Statuary (shows Scott statue)
  • The Schumin Web: Counter-Inaugural Part 3, showing a protest march passing through the tunnel

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