Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Headquarters, American Red Cross
Erected 1965 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 53.696′ N, 77° 2.4′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 17th Street, NW, on the right. Click for map. Marker is at the building's main entrance, off the driveway from 17th Street between D and E Streets, NW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 430 17th Street, NW, Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The American Red Cross - Harvard Field Hospital Unit (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Continental Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); NSDAR Founders Memorial (about 500 feet away); Constitution Hall (about 600 feet away); First Division War Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Octagon (about 600 feet away); Gen. John A. Rawlins Memorial (about 600 feet away); Peace at Last! (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
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 . . .
1. American Red Cross National Headquarters.
2. ARC Museum.
3. Jane Arminda Delano.
Additional keywords. Disaster Relief, Nursing, Jane Delano, Armenian Earthquake Memorial.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Heroes • Notable Events •
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