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

The Cosmos Club

 
 
The Cosmos Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
1. The Cosmos Club Marker
Inscription. The Cosmos Club, founded in 1878 for “The advancement of its members in science, literature, and art,” occupied several houses on Lafayette Square from 1882 to 1952 including the adjacent Madison and Tayloe Houses and this building, which replaced houses at 23 and 25 Madison Place. The club continues to play an important role in Washington’s intellectual life at its present location at 2121 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
 
Location. 38° 53.986′ N, 77° 2.097′ 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: 25 Madison Place, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dolly Madison House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleeing the Executive Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tayloe House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedman’s Savings And Trust (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ashburton House
The Old Cosmos Club Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
2. The Old Cosmos Club Building
(about 300 feet away); General Lafayette and his Compatriots (about 300 feet away); Wormley's Hotel Site (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  The Cosmos Club. (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 1,367 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   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 September 10, 2016.
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