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George Washington

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, September 4, 2011
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  An authorized cast bronze by the Gorham Foundry from the original by Jean Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) which stands in the State Capitol at Richmond, Virginia. It was purchased by The George Washington University in 1932 on the occasion of the George Washington Bicentennial. After standing in a number of locations on the campus, the statue found its permanent home in the University Yard and was dedicated on this spot on September 6, 1991. “George Washington” is part of The George Washington University Permanent Collection.
 
Erected 1991 by The George Washington University.
 
Location. 38° 53.963′ N, 77° 2.747′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on H Street Northwest east of 21st Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east. The University Yard, GWU. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 716 20th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Gamow (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Teller (within shouting distance of this
George Washington Marker and statue in the University Yard image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 4, 2011
2. George Washington Marker and statue in the University Yard
marker); Announcement of the Atomic Age (within shouting distance of this marker); GW's River Horse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ingrid Bergman (was about 300 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Professors Gate (about 300 feet away); A Bench By The Road (about 300 feet away); Here, at 2023 G Street, N.W., in 1912, The George Washington University (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jean-Antoine Houdon, sculptor. (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Houdon Statue of George Washington. (Submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
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George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By The George washington University
3. George Washington Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 25, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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