Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
This Statue of George Washington, First President of the United States (1789-1797) and Commander In Chief of the Colonial Armies During the American Revolution (1775-1783), Was Created in 1909 by the Eminent American Sculptor Lorado Taft (1860-1936) at the Request of Professor Edmond S. Meany Specifically for the University of Washington Campus
Erected by Washington State Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 47° 39.364′ N, 122° 18.667′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker can be reached from 15th Avenue NE north of W Stevens Way NE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seattle WA 98105, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Medal of Honor Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scion of the Washington Elm 1890 Seattle Fire Department Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away); United Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Reverend George Whitworth Grave (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Fremont Troll (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lenin in Fremont (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fremont Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
More about this marker. Marker is located on a statue of George Washington on the west edge of the University of Washington campus.
Regarding George Washington. The George Washington statue greeted visitors to the Alaskan-Yukon Pacific Exposition which was held on the University of Washington campus from June through October, 1909. Architecture Hall, Cunningham Hall (Women's Building), the Drumheller Fountain and the George Washington statue are the only surviving structures from the Exposition.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. 5. submitted on July 18, 2018. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.