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

Jefferson Pier

 

[Washington Monument]

 
Jefferson Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
1. Jefferson Pier Marker
Inscription.

Position of Jefferson
Pier
, erected Dec. 18, 1804
Recovered and re-erected
Dec. 2, 1889
. . .
District of Columbia

 
Erected 1889 by United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.
 
Location. 38° 53.383′ N, 77° 2.2′ W. Marker is in National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Constitution Avenue, NW west of 15th Street, NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Why is the Washington Monument Temporarily Closed? (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); German-American Friendship Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Paul Jones Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named John Paul Jones Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Why is the Washington Monument Temporarily Closed? (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in National Mall.
 
Related markers. Click here for
Jefferson Pier Marker - in alignment with the White House to the north (upper middle). image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
2. Jefferson Pier Marker - in alignment with the White House to the north (upper middle).
a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jefferson Pier. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. "Where Freedom Stands". (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Washington Monument. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Jefferson Stone; National Geodetic Survey; National Park Service; National Mall and Memorial Parks.
 
Categories. LandmarksMan-Made FeaturesNotable Places
 
Jefferson Pier Marker - 119 meters northwest of the Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
3. Jefferson Pier Marker - 119 meters northwest of the Washington Monument
View on the National Mall looking east.
The Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
4. The Washington Monument
- the Jefferson Pier marker (a.k.a. the "Jefferson Stone") is visible on the grass, just above the walk-way wall on the northwest slope of the Washington Monument grounds.
 
 
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