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John Philip Sousa

(1854 - 1932)

 
 
John Philip Sousa Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1890.
 
Location. 38° 52.885′ N, 76° 59.819′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia. 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 feet away, measured in a
John Philip Sousa Marker - at the front door of 636 G Street, SE image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, December 24, 2010
2. John Philip Sousa Marker - at the front door of 636 G Street, SE
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direct line); Life on the Park (about 700 feet away); Commerce and Community (about 700 feet away); A Fine House In the Woods (about 700 feet away); Limestone of Lost Legacies (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Philip Sousa. Library of Congress biography (Submitted on December 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

2. John Philip Sousa. Wikipedia biography (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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Wikipedia
4. John Philip Sousa - memorial postage stamp, 1940
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 27 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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May. 29, 2022