Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
1802 - 1894
to the fraternal and cultural endeavors of freedom-loving Americans of Hungarian ancestry and to the
living memory of
Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
champion of liberty, fraternity, and equality, governor of Hungary during the fight for Hungarian Independence.
Spoken to the Ohio Legislature on February 6, 1852.-
Erected by Hungarian Reformed Federation of America.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US.
Location. 38° 54.63′ N, 77° 2.703′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 20th Street Northwest north of Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1520 20th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerTheodore Roosevelt (here, next to this marker); Hungarian Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Lajos (Louis) Kossuth (a few steps from this marker); Development in the neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); James G. Blaine Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Excerpt from Walt Whitman's "The Dresser" (1865 version) and "We Embrace" by E. Ethelbert Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Dewi Saraswati (within shouting distance of this marker); Indonesian Embassy / Walsh-McLean Mansion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
Also see . . . Lajos Kossuth - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 2. submitted on February 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3. submitted on November 4, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.