Every great nation should have an equally great capital city to celebrate its history, culture, and political structure. George Washington recognized the importance of establishing and locating the American capital and worked closely with architects, designers, and builders to create some of the city’s most prominent and enduring features.
The final site for the capital along the banks of the Potomac River was only a few miles from Washington’s Mount Vernon home. Washington delighted in watching the construction of the city that bore his name. Washington, D.C., developed according to his belief in a strong democratic government, filled with edifices and ideas that would become “the Pillars on which the glorious Fabric of our Independency and National Character must be supported.”
The 9” plate is not for food use. Decorative only.
Please note that the Washington DC porcelain bell, the porcelain mug and the tile pictured here are no longer available for sale.