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Benjamin Rush

 
 
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1. Benjamin Rush Marker
Inscription.  [South:]
Benjamin•Rush

Physician
and
Philanthropist

MDCCXLV
MDCCCXIII


[East:]
Signer of
the Declaration
of Independence


[North:]
The first
American Alienist


[West:]
Studium
sine calamo
somnium
[English translation:]
To study
without a pen
is to dream

 
Location. 38° 53.719′ N, 77° 3.087′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 23rd Street Northwest south of E Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 E Street Northwest, Washington DC 20037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Naval Observatory / The Prime Meridian (a few steps from this marker); Building 2 (a few steps from this marker); Radford House (within shouting distance of this marker); Building 5 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Department of State (about 500 feet away); Bernardo de Gálvez Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pharmacists' War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carol Brown Goldberg (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
More about this marker. Alienist is an archaic term for psychiatrist.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2018. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 31, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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