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Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Philip Sousa

(1854 - 1932)

 
 
John Philip Sousa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 23, 2010
1. John Philip Sousa Marker
Inscription.  
Author, Bandmaster,
composer of:
Stars and Stripes Forever,
Washington Post,
"Semper Fidelis",

and other famous marches,
was born in this house
on November 6, 1854


Restored 1960-1
Randall C. & Jaquire D. King

 
Erected 1964 by Capitol Hill Restoration Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 38° 52.885′ N, 76° 59.819′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on G Street Southeast west of 7th Street Southeast, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 636 G Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church and Its Parishioners (within shouting distance of this marker); In the Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); A Neighborhood For Everyone (about 600
John Philip Sousa Marker - at the front door of 636 G Street, SE image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 24, 2010
2. John Philip Sousa Marker - at the front door of 636 G Street, SE
feet away, measured in a direct line); Life on the Park (about 700 feet away); Commerce and Community (about 700 feet away); Oldest Post of the Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marine Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Philip Sousa. (Submitted on December 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. John Philip Sousa. Wikipedia (Submitted on December 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. "March King", Congressional Cemetery
 
Sousa family plot at Congressional Cemetery in southest Washington, DC image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 24, 2010
3. Sousa family plot at Congressional Cemetery in southest Washington, DC
John Philip Sousa - memorial postage stamp, 1940 image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. John Philip Sousa - memorial postage stamp, 1940
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,175 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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