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Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Owen D Young Peace Tower

 
 
This tower dedicated to the ideal of international justice Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 9, 2018
1. This tower dedicated to the ideal of international justice Marker
Inscription.
This tower
dedicated to the ideal
of international justice
and world peace is a
loving and grateful
tribute to Owen D Young


who inspired by faith in the
constructive power of human
brotherhood contributed his
rare talents of mind and heart
to the healing of the nations
devastated by the World War.

Peace on Earth among
men of good will

 
Erected 1930 by Universalist National Memorial Church.
 
Location. 38° 54.866′ N, 77° 2.201′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 16th Street NW north of S Street NW, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. On the eastern wall of Universalist National Memorial Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1810 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Todd Duncan Residence (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); At 1740 New Hampshire Ave. (about 500 feet away); This section of 15th St. (about 600 feet away); The Whyland (about 700 feet away); Historic Kappa House
This tower dedicated to the ideal of international justice Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 9, 2018
2. This tower dedicated to the ideal of international justice Marker
(about 700 feet away); Georgia Douglas Johnson Residence (about 700 feet away); Strong Families and Eminent Citizens (about 700 feet away); Charlotte Forten Grimke House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
 
More about this marker. Universalist National Memorial Church is notable for being the flagship congregation of the Universalist Church of America from 1930 until 1961, when the denomination merged with the American Unitarian Association to form the Unitarian Universalist Association.
 
Regarding Owen D Young Peace Tower. The tower was the first monument erected for World Peace in the District of Columbia
 
Also see . . .
1. Young, Owen D. (1874-1962). (Submitted on March 9, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
2. Young Plan. (Submitted on March 9, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionCommunicationsPeaceWar, World I
 
Owen D Young Peace Tower image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 9, 2018
3. Owen D Young Peace Tower
Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 9, 2018
4. Church Sign
National
Memorial Church

Universalist


Gathered 1875

This Sunday Mar. 11
9:30 AM St. Thomas
Episcopal Service
Rev Alex Dyer

11 AM Universalist Service
in the pulpit:
Rev. Scott Wells
Sermon: Grace Alone

202-387-3411
www.universalist.org
 
 
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