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United States of America
Minneapolis
Minnesota

Hennepin Avenue / 1st Street S

Gateway Park Flagpole

George Washington
Westmoreland County, Virginia 1732 - Mount Vernon, Virginia 1799
First president of the United States, 1789-1797
(Wikipedia)

1917

Minneapolis /  Gateway Park Flagpole   Minneapolis /  Gateway Park Flagpole

Description

Flagpole with granite foot. On this foot a relief portrait of Washington.

Inscription(s)

Under the portrait:

GEORGE WASHINGTON

On the other sides:

he built his monument
in our hearts, he united
us under one flag
vindicate our rights
with firmness and
cultivate peace with
sincerety
presented to the city of
minneapolis
as a tribute to
george washington

by the monument chapter of the
daughters of the american
revolution - july the fourth, ad 1917

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°59'0" W 93°16'0"

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