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Robert A Taft

 
 
Robert A Taft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 12, 2017
1. Robert A Taft Marker
West View
Inscription.
West side of marker
This memorial to
Robert A Taft
presented by the
people to the Congress
of the United States
stands as a tribute,
to the honesty
indomitable courage
and high principles of
free government
symbolized by his life


North side of marker:
If we wish to make democracy
permanent in this country
let us abide
by the fundamental principles
laid down in the Constitution
Let us see that the
state is the servant
of its people and that the
people are not the servants
of the state


South side of marker:
Liberty has been the key to
our progress in the past
and is the key to
our progress in the future
If we can preserve liberty
in all its essentials
there is no limit to the future
of the American people

 
Location. 38° 53.564′ N, 77° 0.664′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 1st Street NW near Louisiana Avenue NW, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Robert A Taft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 12, 2017
2. Robert A Taft Marker
North view
walking distance of this marker. Capitol Square, NW (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Acacia Life Insurance Building – 1936 (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Capitol Square (about 500 feet away); Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Capitol Square (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Capitol Square, NW (approx. 0.2 miles away); Naval Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kootenai National Forest (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Robert A Taft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 12, 2017
3. Robert A Taft Marker
South view
Robert A Taft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 12, 2017
4. Robert A Taft Marker
East view
Robert A Taft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 12, 2017
5. Robert A Taft Marker
Robert A Taft Statue image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 12, 2017
6. Robert A Taft Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 13, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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