The Basics

Artist
Lee Lawrie

Text of the Plaque:

WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT!
1791          1872
SAMUEL F.B. MORSE
THE INVENTOR
ON MAY 24 1844 IN THE OLD SUPREME
COURT ROOM - NOW THE LAW LIBRARY
IN THE CAPITOL - SENT THE ABOVE
MESSAGE TO BALTIMORE MARYLAND
BY THE FIRST ELECTRO-MAGNETIC
TELEGRAPH INSTRUMENT
ON MAY 24 1944 THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED-STATES
-SECOND SESSION - DEDICATED THIS
MEMORIAL TO THE HUMILITY AND VISION
WHICH ENABLED THIS INVENTOR TO
BE THE CONVEYOR OF THIS UNIVERSAL
BLESSING TO MANKIND