Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Bernard Baruch Bench of Inspiration
Dedicated in honor of
Mr. Baruch's 90th Birthday -- August 1960
For his inspiring devotion to country
and distinguished service to boyhood
by both the
National Capitol Area Council
and the Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scout Motto -- Mr. Baruch's Philosophy
Erected 1960 by Boy Scouts of America.
Location. 38° 53.979′ N, 77° 2.203′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Touch for map. The marker and bench are in Lafayette Park a few steps northwest of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baron von Steuben Memorial (about 300 feet away); General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Memorial (about 400 feet away); Ashburton House (about 400 feet away); General Lafayette and his Compatriots (about 400 feet away); Kosciuszko (about 400 feet away); Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (about 400 feet away); Decatur House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Also see . . .
1. Baruch Bench of Inspiration. NPS Northern Trail (Submitted on April 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. A Pause at Bernard Baruch's Bench. By Marjorie Hunter, Special to the New York Times, November 6, 1981. (Submitted on April 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.