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Thomas Law

 
 
Thomas Law Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 5, 2012
1. Thomas Law Marker
Inscription.
Thomas Law
and his wife
Elizabeth Parke Custis
Granddaughter of Martha Washington
Resided here in 1796
Later the home of
Richard Bland Lee
Who was influential in bringing the
Capital to the Potomac
National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission
1950

 
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 52.55′ N, 77° 1.183′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 6th Street SW. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1252 6th Street Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Law House In Peace and War (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barney House (about 600 feet away); Lewis House (about 700 feet away); All Aboard! (about 700 feet away); Blending Old and New (about 700 feet away); Wheat Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harbour Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Linking the "Island" to the City (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Southwest.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Law House. Wikipedia (Submitted on January 27, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Thomas Law Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 5, 2012
2. Thomas Law Marker
 

2. Richard Bland Lee. Wikipedia (Submitted on January 27, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

3. Thomas Law: a Biographical Sketch. Allen C. Clark, 1900, at Internet Archive. (Submitted on May 16, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Richard Bland Lee image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
3. Richard Bland Lee
Thomas Law image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Clark, circa 1900
4. Thomas Law
From Allen C. Clark, 1900, Thomas Law: a Biographical Sketch
Eliza Parke Custis image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Clark, circa 1900
5. Eliza Parke Custis
From Allen C. Clark, 1900, Thomas Law: a Biographical Sketch
Mr. Law's Residence<br>Sixth and N Streets Southwest image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Clark, circa 1900
6. Mr. Law's Residence
Sixth and N Streets Southwest
From Allen C. Clark, 1900, Thomas Law: a Biographical Sketch
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017.
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