Daniel Webster Memorial

Daniel Webster Memorial at Scott Circle NW in Washington DC

Daniel Webster Memorial at Scott Circle NW in Washington DC

In 1957 the United States Senate named Daniel Webster as one of its five most outstanding members. He served there before the Civil War and attempted to resolve the differences between the North and the South though compromise.

Bronze Sculpture in the Base of Daniel Webster Memorial

Bronze Sculpture in the Base of Daniel Webster Memorial Located at Scott Circle in Washington DC

The Daniel Webster Memorial is interesting, in part, because it has two dioramas (is solid bronze sculpture can be called a diorama), one on the front of the monument and the other on the back.

Bronze Sculpture in the Base of Daniel Webster Memorial

Bronze Sculpture in the Base of Daniel Webster Memorial Located at Scott Circle in Washington DC

Daniel Webster was born in Salisbury, New Hampshire on January 18, 1782 and died at Marshfield, Massachusetts on October 24, 1852.

The following things are carved into the stone of the monument:

GIVEN BY STILSON HUTCHINS
A NATIVE OF N.H.
DEDICATED JAN. 18, 1900

and

OUR COUNTRY
OUR WHOLE COUNTRY
AND NOTHING BUT
OUR COUNTRY

and

EXPOUNDER
AND DEFENDER
OF THE
CONSTITUTION

The Daniel Webster Memorial is located on Scott Circle NW, Washington, DC. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of the Daniel Webster Memorial.

Closest Metro Station: The Farragut North Metro Station is nearest to the Daniel Webster Memorial.

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