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The Bald Eagle

 
 
The Bald Eagle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 23, 2018
1. The Bald Eagle Marker
Inscription.  
The Bald Eagle

presented
by the
National Wildlife Federation
and
American Communications Network
in commemoration
of the
Bicentennial of our
Nation's Symbol
1782 - 1982


[Artist's statement on the front of the statue:]
"The Bex Eagle"
Original Bronze
by
Lorenzo E. Ghiglieri
-1980-
Freedom's Symbol

Free men must re-dedicate themselves to the cause of the freedom. They must understand with a new certainty of conviction that the new cause of freedom is the cause of the human individual. Human individuality is the basis of every value--spiritual, moral, intellectual, creative--in human life.

Freedom is the right to one's soul; the right of each person to approach God in his own way and by his own means it is a man's right to possess his mind and conscience for himself. to those who put their trust in freedom, the state can have no sovereignty over the mind or soul-- must be the servant of man's reason, not the master.
 
Erected
"The Bex Eagle" Dedication Plaque with artist statement image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 23, 2018
2. "The Bex Eagle" Dedication Plaque with artist statement
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1982 by National Wildlife Federation and American Communications Network.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsArts, Letters, MusicPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1782.
 
Location. 38° 53.769′ N, 77° 1.995′ W. Marker is in Federal Triangle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street Northwest and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, on the right when traveling north on 15th Street Northwest. On the northwest side of Pershing Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1469 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Commerce to Commemoration (within shouting distance of this marker); A Soldier’s Journey (within shouting distance of this marker); Americans All (within shouting distance of this marker); Armistice and Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Soldier's Journey (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Remembered (within shouting distance of this marker); From Homefront to Battlefront (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Federal Triangle.
 
The Bex Eagle Statue image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 23, 2018
3. The Bex Eagle Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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