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Observatory Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sir Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

 
 
Sir Winston Churchill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
1. Sir Winston Churchill Marker
Inscription.  This statue by William McVey (1902 - 1995), was erected in 1966 by public subscription, on the initiative of the English Speaking Union. One foot stands on United States, one on British Embassy grounds: a symbol of Churchill’s Anglo-American descent, and of the Alliance he did so much to forge, in war and peace
 
Erected 1966 by The English Speaking Union.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPeaceWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 55.19′ N, 77° 3.69′ W. Marker is in Observatory Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue Northwest north of 30th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on Embassy Row, just south of the British Embassy/Residence, between 30th Street and Observatory Circle, NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3100 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nelson Mandela (within shouting distance of this marker); Diplomacy
Sir Winston Churchill Statue image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
2. Sir Winston Churchill Statue
note marker on base, lower right.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Women of Influence (approx. 0.4 miles away); Crown Princess Märtha of Norway (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Rolling Tobacco Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dumbarton Oaks (approx. half a mile away); The Georgetown Departed (approx. half a mile away); Parrott Ropewalk (approx. half a mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Winston Churchill.org. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Winston Churchill. from Wikipedia (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Prime Minister; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Embassy Row.
 
Sir Winston Churchill Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
3. Sir Winston Churchill Memorial
- view from the Massachusetts Avenue sidewalk with British Embassy buildings visible behind the hedgerow at rear.
Prime Minister Churchill giving "V" sign, WWII image. Click for full size.
By Imperial War Museum
4. Prime Minister Churchill giving "V" sign, WWII
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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