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.



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").
This entry was posted in Capitol Visitor Center, National Postal Museum, Stamptuary Hall and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s