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Bicentennial Washington

 
 
Bicentennial Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
1. Bicentennial Washington Marker
Inscription.
In Honor Of
The Bicentennial of the Death of
George Washington
Who Visited the Nearby Madam Brett Homestead
During The American Revolution
Erected 1999
By Members and Friends of
Melzingah Chapter, NSDAR

[ rear plaque ]
Bicentennial Washington
by Avard T. Fairbanks, Ph. D. (1987-1987)
Created for the nation's bicentennial in 1976,
this striking likeness has won national acclaim for
portraying the spirit and indomitable will of the
"Father of Our Country".

The first bronze casting was installed at
The George Washington University on May 16, 1980.
Bicentennial Washington is also displayed at
George Washington's home, Mount Vernon.
The George Washington University
Washington DC
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President

 
Location. 41° 29.967′ N, 73° 58.226′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Wolcott Avenue near Teller Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beacon NY 12508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howland Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burial Site
Rear Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
2. Rear Plaque
(approx. 0.7 miles away); William Few (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fishkill Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); City of Beacon (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mount Gulian (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Mount Gulian (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beacon.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
George Washington image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
3. George Washington
Bicentennial Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
4. Bicentennial Washington Memorial
Bicentennial Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
5. Bicentennial Washington Memorial
the back of the memorial
Sculptors Mark image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
6. Sculptors Mark
Avard Fairbanks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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