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

The Tayloe House

 
 
Little White House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
1. Little White House Marker
Inscription.
Built by
Benjamin Ogle Tayloe, 1830
Occupants
Benjamin Ogle Tayloe
Garnet A. Hobart
James D. Cameron
Marcus A. Hanna
Social centre during Tayloe period
“Little White House”
President McKinley
Frequently visited Mr. Hanna

 
Location. 38° 53.962′ N, 77° 2.104′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Madison Place, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Madison Place, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freedman’s Savings And Trust (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cosmos Club (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lafayette and his Compatriots (within shouting distance of this marker); Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleeing the Executive Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dolly Madison House (within shouting distance of this marker); The White House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Fortress of Finance (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Downtown.
 
Regarding The Tayloe House. During President McKinley’s
The Tayloe House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
2. The Tayloe House
term, Marcus Hanna was one of his principle advisers. The building became known as the “Little White House” because of the President’s frequently long stays.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of President McKinley. (Submitted on August 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Biography of Marcus Hanna. Hanna was more than just a simple adviser, he played a key role getting McKinley nominated, and later in important decisions by the President. In particular, he rallied support for the Panama Canal project in congress. (Submitted on August 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,350 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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