Federal Triangle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.”
Born at Coventry, Connecticut, June 6, 1755
In the performance of his duty, he resigned his life,
a sacrifice to his country's liberty at New York,
September 22, 1776
Location. 38° 53.54′ N, 77° 1.463′ W. Marker is in Federal Triangle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Constitution Avenue, NW (U.S. 1/50) west of 9th Street, NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The inscription is on the base of the statue which is against the wall near the southeast corner of "RFK Main", the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building - in the Federal Triangle, south of Pennsylvania Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The American Elm that Grew Along with America (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple for Our History (within shouting distance of this marker); Equal Justice Under the Law (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pollinator Profile: Hummingbirds (about 400 Grandeur for the People (about 500 feet away); How can you help pollinators? (about 500 feet away); In Memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (about 500 feet away); Where do pollinators live? (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Federal Triangle.
More about this marker. The statue is a 1915 recasting of one sculpted by Bela L. Pratt in 1912-1914. It was originally placed at Hale's birthplace in Connecticut before it was restored, moved to its present location, and rededicated in 1945.
Also see . . . Nathan Hale. (Submitted on February 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • Heroes • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 969 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.