New York Times

Fountain to Titanic Victims to be Erected Near White House
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23---Plans will be completed in the near future for the dedication of a fountain erected south of the White House in honor of the memories of Major Archibald W. Butt, former White House military attaché, and Francis D. Millet, painter and author, who lost their lives in the Titanic disaster early in 1912. Announcement of the completion of the fountain was made to-day. Former President Taft is Chairman of the committee which raised the fund for the erection.

The fountain is small but artistic. It includes a large bowl of Tennessee marble, from the centre of which rises a shaft to the height of 12 feet. The water is thrown aloft from four globes brimming over the sides of the bowl in a cascade.

Related Biographies:

Archibald Willingham Butt
Francis Davis Millet

Relates to Place:

Washington DC, United States


Mark Baber

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