Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
When the historic character of Lafayette Square was severely threatened during her husbandís administration, it was preserved with the vision and dedicated efforts of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.
This view from Decatur House is dedicated to her memory.
Erected by National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Location. 38° 54.005′ N, 77° 2.285′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Place, NW. and H Street, NW, on the right when traveling south on Jackson Place, NW.. Click for map. Marker is at the edge of the sidewalk, adjacent to the Decatur House at the northwest corner of Lafayette Square. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Decatur House (here, next to this marker); Baron von Steuben Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration of Jackson Place and Lafayette Square (within shouting distance of this marker); General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Endowment for International Peace The Bernard Baruch Bench of Inspiration (about 400 feet away); Francis Preston Blair (about 400 feet away); The Blair House (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Downtown.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on June 21, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. First Lady; urban development/renewal; Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Environment • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Politics •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 857 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.