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George Washington (Taft)

George Washington, also known as the President George Washington Monument,[1] is a bronze sculpture of George Washington by Lorado Taft, installed at the University of Washington campus in Seattle's University District, in the U.S. state of Washington. The statue was dedicated on Flag Day, June 14, 1909, during the Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition.[2]

George Washington
University of Washington, February 2014 -7.JPG
The statue in 2015
Artist Lorado Taft
Year 1909 (1909)
Type Sculpture
Subject George Washington
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Coordinates 47°39′22″N 122°18′40″W / 47.656072°N 122.311131°W / 47.656072; -122.311131Coordinates: 47°39′22″N 122°18′40″W / 47.656072°N 122.311131°W / 47.656072; -122.311131

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  1. ^ "George Washington, (sculpture)". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "George Washington Statue". University of Washington. Retrieved January 2, 2015.

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