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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.
 
Location. 38° 52.885′ N, 76° 59.819′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on G Street west of 7th Street, SE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 636 G Street, SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
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, Washington Parish (within shouting distance of this marker); A Neighborhood For Everyone (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commerce and Community (about 700 feet away); Oldest Post of the Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Strike Up the Band (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
Also see . . .
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

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
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicMilitaryNotable Persons
 
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,073 times since then and 43 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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