Stamptuary Hall: Ronald Wilson Reagan


Seven years ago today, President Reagan’s body lay in state in the Rotunda of the US Capitol following his death on June 5, 2004. Today, a statue of Reagan, one of California’s contributions to the National Statuary Hall collection, is in the Rotunda. It is one of the few statues in the collection that depicts a smiling face. The pedestal contains pieces of the Berlin Wall.

Ronald Reagan

A stamp honoring Reagan was issued in 2005.

 

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About Laura

Paralegal with Master of Arts in Teaching in Museum Education, frequent museum visitor, based in Washington, DC. I care about what museums can do, both in terms of public offerings and internal practices, to make the world a better place. I blog about museum education ("informed"), the social work of museums ("humane"), and visitor experience ("citizenry").
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