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Williamsburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bicentennial Washington

 
 
Bicentennial Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, December 28, 2021
1. Bicentennial Washington Marker
Inscription.  

By Avard T. Fairbanks, Ph. D. (1897-1987)

Created for the nation's bicentennial in 1976, this striking likeness has won national acclaim for portraying the spirit and indomitable will of the "Father of Our Country"

The first bronze casting was installed at The George Washington University on May 16, 1980. Bicentennial Washington is also displayed at George Washington's home, Mount Vernon.

Donated in 1999 by Mr. and Mrs. Gerald E. Kahler on the occasion of the City of Williamsburg's 300th anniversary.
 
Erected 1999 by Mr. and Mrs. Gerald E. Kahler.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1980.
 
Location. 37° 16.444′ N, 76° 42.477′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from North Boundary Street south of Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Armistead House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); MLK Triangle
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(about 700 feet away); School for Black Children (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mattey Free School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gowan Pamphlet (approx. 0.2 miles away); The College of William and Mary in Virginia (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Bicentennial Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, December 28, 2021
2. Bicentennial Washington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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