Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Milford School Bell
as an enduring symbol of
The United States Department of
Education's goal to educate
every American to
His or her fullest potential
George Herbert Walker Bush, President of the United States of America
Lauro F. Cavazos, U.S. Secretary of Education
I'd like to place an old fashioned school bell in every school in America. That bell would toll and say “America, something important is about to happen. Send your sons and daughters prepared to learn.”
We must heed the tolling of the School Bell.
U.S. Secretary of Education
November 13, 1989
Erected 1989 by Department of Education.
Location. 38° 53.208′ N, 77° 1.123′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Maryland Avenue. Click for map. In front of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Maryland Avenue Southwest, Washington DC 20202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T.S.C. Lowe's Observation Flight (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Restoration of the Land Witchhazel • Suhwe?t (suh-whet) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cardinal Direction Marker: North (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Grange (approx. ¼ mile away); Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing); Earth Day Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Power from the Wind (approx. 0.3 miles away).
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