Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Owen D Young Peace 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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Communications • Peace • War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) series list.
Location. 38° 54.864′ N, 77° 2.202′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 16th Street Northwest just north of S Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south. On the eastern wall of Universalist National Memorial Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1810 16th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Embassy of the Republic of Congo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Todd Duncan Residence (about 400 feet away); At 1740 New Hampshire Ave. (about 500 feet away); This section of 15th St. (about 600 feet away); The Whyland (about 600 feet away); Historic Kappa House (about 700 feet away); Georgia Douglas Johnson Residence (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 Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
2. Young Plan. (Submitted on March 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Additional keywords. Owen Young, Unitarian Universalism
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.