Traffic Circle with Statues and Fountains
Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Eakins Oval, with its centerpiece equestrian statue of President George Washington, is within a traffic circle just opposite the grand entrance and stairway to the Museum of Art. This small plaza was named after famous Philadelphia artist Thomas Eakins (1844-1916). The centerpiece also includes fountains and mythical-like statues with an assortment of wild animal sculptures representing four of the country's major rivers: the Mississippi, Hudson, Delaware, and Potomac.
Nearest Train or Bus:
30th Street Station
Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car Bus Subway Train
Notes: Bus: 38, Philly Phlash
Parking Availability: Yes
Notes: There is public parking nearby.
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