Cogswell Temperance Fountain Memorial

Local nameCogswell Temperance Fountain Memorial
LocationWashington, D.C., USA

The Temperance Fountain is a fountain and statue located in Washington, D.C., donated to the city in 1882 by Henry D. Cogswell, a dentist from San Francisco, California, who was a crusader in the temperance movement.

This fountain was one of a series of temperance fountains he designed and commissioned in a belief that easy access to cool drinking water would keep people from consuming alcoholic beverages.

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Statue of 2 fish inside… @ Elvert Barnes on Flickr

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Address 687 Indiana Ave NW, Washington 20004, United States

Coordinates 38°53'37.59" N -77°1'17.973" E

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