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This plaque is at the foot of James Smithson's tomb in the Smithsonian "Castle" in Washington, DC.

JAMES SMITHSON
FOUNDER OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
WHO DIED IN GENOA ITALY JUNE 26 1829
THESE HIS REMAINS WERE BROUGHT TO
THE UNITED STATES IN 1904 FOR REINTERNMENT
IN THE CARE OF THE INSTITUTION HE FOUNDED

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  • Title: Plaque at the foot of Smithson's Monument
  • Date Created: 1904

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