Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Daniel Webster Memorial
"Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable."
Expounder and Defender of the Constitution
Born at Salisbury, N.H., Jan 18, 1772
Died at Marshfield, Mass., Oct 24, 1852
"Our Country, Our Whole Country,
and nothing but Our Country!"
(Given by Stilson Hutchins, a native of N.H.
Dedicated January 18, 1900.
G. Trentanove [sculptor].)
Erected 1900 by Stilson Hutchins, a native of New Hampshire.
Location. 38° 54.434′ N, 77° 2.237′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 16th Street, NW and Massachusetts and Rhode Island Avenues, NW when traveling south on 16th Street, NW. Touch for map. The memorial is off Embassy Row (Massachusetts Avenue, near the Australian and Philippine embassies) on an island at the end of N Street, at Bataan Street, NW. The statue faces 16th Street and Scott Circle Park to the east. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winfield Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Admiral Miguel Grau (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (about 600 feet away); This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell (about 600 feet away); Independence of Kazakhstan (about 600 feet away); General Federation of Women’s Clubs (about 700 feet away); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Metropolitan AME Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
Also see . . .
1. Daniel Webster. biography and photographs (Submitted on March 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Stilson Hutchins - founder of the Washington Post. (Submitted on March 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Daniel Webster speeches. (Submitted on March 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. New Hampshire; Massachusetts; lawyer; Secretary of State; Whig Party; Compromise of 1850; Great Triumvirate; Gaetano Trentanove.
Categories. • Politics • War of 1812 • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,335 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on March 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 8, 9. submitted on March 25, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.