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

United States Department of the Treasury

 
 
United States Department of the Treasury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
1. United States Department of the Treasury Marker
Inscription.
Has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1972

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.913′ N, 77° 2.055′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvannia Avenue and 15th Street, on the right when traveling east on Pennsylvannia Avenue. Click for map. Fixed to the perimeter fence outside the Department of the Treasury Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Fortress of Finance (here, next to this marker); Albert Gallatin (a few steps from this marker); Webster-Ashburton Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker); The Inaugural Parade Tradition (within shouting distance of this marker); The White House
North Side of US Treasury image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
2. North Side of US Treasury
The marker is on the left side of the entrance. The statue is of Albert Gallatin.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedmanís Savings And Trust (within shouting distance of this marker); Ballington and Maud Booth (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Downtown.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
U. S. Treasury image. Click for full size.
J. J. Prats Postcard Collection
3. U. S. Treasury
Undated postcard “Printed by the blind at C. P. I.” No other text or markings. Notice that no wires and poles for the streetcars litter the streetscape. By law they took power underground through a slot between the two rails.
Albert Gallatin Statue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
4. Albert Gallatin Statue
Text of the inscription on the base:
Albert Gallatin
Secretary of the Treasury
Genius of finance
senator and representative
commissioner for the Treaty of Ghent
Minister to France and Great Britain
and steadfast
champion of democracy
1761-1849
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,321 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.
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