John Paul Jones Memorial

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The John Paul Jones Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a prominent tribute to the American naval hero, John Paul Jones. Dedicated in 1912, the memorial features a large bronze statue of Jones atop a granite pedestal near the Tidal Basin. The statue portrays Jones in his naval uniform, with the inscription "I have not yet begun to fight." The memorial showcases key moments from Jones' naval career through plaques and reliefs. It serves as a reminder of his courage and leadership during the American Revolutionary War and his significant contributions to the establishment of the U.S. Navy. (Submitted by Owen Percy)