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Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grand Army of the Republic

 
 
Grand Army of the Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
1. Grand Army of the Republic Marker
Inscription.

Grand Army of the Republic
Organized at Decatur Illinois, April 6, 1866.
By Benjamin Franklin Stephenson M.D.

 
Erected 1907 by the G.A.R. Memorial Association.
 
Location. 38° 53.616′ N, 77° 1.295′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 7th Street Northwest near Pennsylvannia Avenue when traveling south. Touch for map. In Indiana Plaza. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Council of Negro Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Ceremony at the Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); General Winfield Scott Hancock (within shouting distance of this marker); National Intelligencer (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Space: Yesterday’s Town Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); America's Main Street (about 300 feet away); 601 Pennsylvania Avenue (about 400 feet away); The United States Navy Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Grand Army of the Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
2. Grand Army of the Republic Marker
Benjamin Franklin Stephenson M.D. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
3. Benjamin Franklin Stephenson M.D.
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind.
Grand Army of the Republic Medal image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
4. Grand Army of the Republic Medal
Obverse
Grand Army of the Republic Medal image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
5. Grand Army of the Republic Medal
Reverse
Fratenity<br>1861-1865 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
6. Fratenity
1861-1865
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind
Charity image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
7. Charity
The Greatest of These is Charity
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind
Loyalty image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
8. Loyalty
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind
Inscription on the Southeast (Loyalty) Side image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
9. Inscription on the Southeast (Loyalty) Side

Who Knew No
Glory But His
Country's Good,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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