... There is also an active group of Civil War re-enactors called Company B dedicated to recreating the history of the 54th. Many of the members appeared in the movie Glory. The group marched in the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Parade of Barack Obama
... Denzel Washington won his first Academy Award as a supporting actor for Glory.
Glory On Location
The Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial
A bronze memorial was erected in honor of the brave and heroic 54th Regiment. The memorial was sculpted by August Saint-Gaudens and dedicated in 1897. The memorial is located in the famous Boston Commons in Boston, MA.
Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial
Boston Common at Beacon and Park Streets
Boston, MA SEE MAP
Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Denzel Washington is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.
Denzel Washington Prints
Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA SEE MAP