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Beacon in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bicentennial Washington

 
 
Bicentennial Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
1. Bicentennial Washington Marker
Inscription.
In Honor Of
The Bicentennial of the Death of
George Washington
Who Visited the Nearby Madam Brett Homestead
During The American Revolution
Erected 1999
By Members and Friends of
Melzingah Chapter, NSDAR

[ rear plaque ]
Bicentennial Washington
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
Washington DC
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 walking distance of this marker. Howland Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis Tompkins Hose Company
Rear Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
2. Rear Plaque
(approx. 0.7 miles away); J. Robert Cramer (approx. 0.7 miles away); Burial Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Few (approx. 0.7 miles away); Margaret Fuller (approx. 0.7 miles away); Welcome to Beacon (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fishkill Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beacon.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
George Washington image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
3. George Washington
Bicentennial Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
4. Bicentennial Washington Memorial
Bicentennial Washington Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
5. Bicentennial Washington Memorial
the back of the memorial
Sculptors Mark image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 22, 2011
6. Sculptors Mark
Avard Fairbanks
 
 
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 406 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 13, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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