The Albert Pike Memorial Statue.
Albert Pike is one of the most reveared of all Free Masons. He was the Scottish Rite's Grand Commander of the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction of the United States, which is said to be the "Mother Council of the World."
In his left hand hand he holds his famed, "Morals and Dogma of Freemasonry."
Pike's statue is the only statue of a Confederate Civil War officer in the city.
Below him sits the Goddess of Wisdom, Minerva, the Roman name for Athena. She is Holding the Standard of the Scottish Rite, the Double headed Eagle of Lagash.
ERECTED 1901 BY THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE A A S OF FREEMASONRY FOR THE S J U S A
Sculpted By: Gaetano Trentaove
Located: 3rd and D Streets, N.W. Washington, D.C.