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Daniel Webster Memorial

 
 
The Daniel Webster Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. The Daniel Webster Memorial
Inscription.
Daniel Webster

"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
Daniel Webster Memorial - close-up of fading quotation on upper east face of the statue's base: image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Daniel Webster Memorial - close-up of fading quotation on upper east face of the statue's base:
"Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable."
line); 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. PoliticsWar of 1812War, Mexican-American
 
Daniel Webster Memorial - bronze bas relief on east face of monument: image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
3. Daniel Webster Memorial - bronze bas relief on east face of monument:
Daniel Webster in Congress - his Second Reply to [Senator Robert Young] Hayne" speech (Jan. 1830)
"... Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable."
Daniel Webster Memorial - inscription on upper north face image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
4. Daniel Webster Memorial - inscription on upper north face
- Expounder and Defender of the Constitution -
Daniel Webster Memorial - inscription on south face image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
5. Daniel Webster Memorial - inscription on south face
"Born at Salisbury, N.H., Jan 18, 1772
- Died at Marshfield, Mass., Oct 24, 1852."
Daniel Webster Memorial - bronze bas relief on west face of monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
6. Daniel Webster Memorial - bronze bas relief on west face of monument
Daniel Webster (in shadow, upper right) speaking at the dedication of the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston, 1825.
Daniel Webster Memorial: close-up of statue by sculptor/engineer Gaetano Trentanove image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
7. Daniel Webster Memorial: close-up of statue by sculptor/engineer Gaetano Trentanove
Daniel Webster Memorial seen from the west - view toward 16th Street and Scott Circle. Inscriptions: image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
8. Daniel Webster Memorial seen from the west - view toward 16th Street and Scott Circle. Inscriptions:
"Our country, our whole country, and nothing but our country!"
"Given by Stilson Hutchins, a native of N.H. Dedicated January 18, 1900."
Daniel Webster Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
9. Daniel Webster Memorial
 
 
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.
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