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Presidents and the Hey Day of Horse Racing in the Federal City - Photo 4

Presidents and the Hey Day of Horse Racing in the Federal City - Photo 4

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White House Historical Association.

Presidents and the Hey Day of Horse Racing in the Federal City - Photo 4

This 1853 equestrian statue of General Andrew Jackson by sculptor Clark Mills captures the president’s skill as a horseman. Located at the center of Lafayette Square just north of the White House, it was the first equestrian statue cast in the United States.

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