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Judiciary Square in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Albert Pike Monument
 
Albert Pike Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, February 20, 2010
1. Albert Pike Memorial
 
Inscription.
[pedestal, north face:]
Albert Pike

Vixit
Laborum Ejus Supersites Sunt Fructus

Author - Poet

[pedestal, west face:]
Scholar - Soldier

[pedestal, south face:]
Erected 1901 by the Supreme Council of
the A. A. S. R. of Freemasonry
for the S. J. U.S.A.
Philanthropist - Philosopher

[pedestal, east face:]
Jurist - Orator

 
Erected 1901 by Supreme Council of the Ancient and Accepted. Scottish Rite of Freemasonry for the Southern Juristiction, U.S.A.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Markers Attached to Sculpture marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.673′ N, 77° 0.943′ W. Marker is in Judiciary Square, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on D Street (Indiana Avenue), NW west of 3rd Street, NW,. Click for map. Monument is next to the Metropolitan Police building off Judiciary Square. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Building Out the Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Sitting in Judgement (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington City Spring (about 700 feet away); A Courthouse Reborn (about 800 feet away); Major General George G. Meade Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Judiciary Square.
 
Albert Pike Monument, north face inscriptions Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, February 20, 2010
2. Albert Pike Monument, north face inscriptions
The female figure holds a flag with an eagle holding a banner reading: "DEUS MEUMQUE JUS" - Latin for "God and my right," a common Masonic phrase.
 

 
More about this marker. The only Confederate Army officer with a statue in Washington, D.C.
 
Also see . . .  The Albert Pike Statue controversy. (Submitted on February 20, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Battle of Pea Ridge; "Casca"; Know Nothing Party; Ku Klux Klan; Masons; sculptor Gaetano Trentanove.
 
Albert Pike Monument, south face inscriptions Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, February 20, 2010
3. Albert Pike Monument, south face inscriptions
 
 
Albert Pike Monument, west face Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, February 20, 2010
4. Albert Pike Monument, west face
 
 
Albert Pike Monument, east face Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, February 20, 2010
5. Albert Pike Monument, east face
 
 
Albert Pike (1809-1891) Photo, Click for full size
Wikipedia
6. Albert Pike (1809-1891)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,648 times since then. Last updated on April 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 20, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6. submitted on February 21, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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