Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Bulﬁnch Gate House
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentenial Commission.
Location. 38° 53.543′ N, 77° 2.03′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling south on 15th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Why is the Washington Monument Temporarily Closed? (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Boy Scout Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Patentees Memorial (about 600 feet away); Completing the Triangle (about 700 feet away).
More about this marker. Marker is on the Gate House facing 15th Street. Gate House is on the southwest corner of The Ellipse.
Regarding Bulfinch Gate House.
These houses have weathered several floods, water, and the effects of acid rain. On the southeast side are markers indicating the high-water marks during floods.
Also see . . . Gatehouse Sandstone Discussion. From the Stones of our Capital publication prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey. (Submitted on April 12, 2006.)
Additional keywords. Bullfinch Gatehouse
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
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