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Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell

 
 
This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
1. This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell Marker
Above the marker is a separate plaque denoting:
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Inscription.
This house was occupied by
Alexander Graham Bell
inventor of the telephone
1882-1887

Levi P. Morton
Vice President of the United States
1889-1893

Elihu Root
Secretary of State
1905-1909

 
Location. 38° 54.452′ N, 77° 2.107′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue NW and 15th Street NW, on the right when traveling west on Rhode Island Avenue NW. Click for map. The Brodhead--Bell--Morton Mansion is presently used by the National Paint and Coatings Association. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winfield Scott (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore Roosevelt Worshiped Here Regularly (about 600 feet away); Independence of Kazakhstan (about 600 feet away); Daniel Webster Memorial (about 600 feet away); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church (about 700 feet away); Metropolitan AME Church (about
The Brodhead--Bell--Morton Mansion Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
2. The Brodhead--Bell--Morton Mansion
700 feet away); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 800 feet away); The Presidents' Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alexander Graham Bell. (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Levi P. Morton. Morton might have been the President, had he accepted an offer from then Republican nominee James Garfield to be the running mate on the ticket. Garfield was elected, but assassinated later. (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Brodhead-Bell-Morton Mansion. (Submitted on September 9, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Elihu Root Biography. (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,737 times since then. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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