The Jefferson Memorial: Writings on Wall
The National Parks Service, which maintains the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., has a website that includes all the writings that are on the wall of the Jefferson Memorial. The URL is:
The famous quote around the top, "I have sworn upon the altar of God...", is from a letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush, Sept. 23, 1800.
The Jeffersonian Perspective:
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