Beacon in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Bicentennial of the Death of
Who Visited the Nearby Madam Brett Homestead
During The American Revolution
By Members and Friends of
Melzingah Chapter, NSDAR
[ rear plaque ]
by Avard T. Fairbanks, Ph. D. (1987-1987)
Created for the nation's bicentennial in 1976,
this striking likeness has won national acclaim for
portraying the spirit and indomitable will of the
"Father of Our Country".
The first bronze casting was installed at
The George Washington University on May 16, 1980.
Bicentennial Washington is also displayed at
George Washington's home, Mount Vernon.
The George Washington University
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President
Location. 41° 29.967′ N, 73° 58.226′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Wolcott Avenue near Teller Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beacon NY 12508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howland Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burial Site William Few (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fishkill Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); City of Beacon (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mount Gulian (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Mount Gulian (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beacon.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 13, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.