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

Bulfinch Gate House

 
 
Bulfinch Gate House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 16, 2013
1. Bulfinch Gate House Marker
Inscription. Erected about 1828 under direction of Charles Bulfinch, Architect of the Capitol, this gate house stood until 1874 with another (now at 15th and Constitution Avenue) at the west entrance to the Capitol Grounds.
 
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 53.542′ N, 77° 2.359′ W. Marker is in The Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue on 17th Street NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lock Keeper’s House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Canal Connection (within shouting distance of this marker); Ysabel I, La Catolica (within shouting distance of this marker); The Washington City Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Home of the Pan American Union (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Infantry Division Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Continental Hall (about 600 feet away); NSDAR Founders Memorial (about 600 feet away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Wide view of the Bulfinch Gate House and Marker at 17th St. and Constitution. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 16, 2013
2. Wide view of the Bulfinch Gate House and Marker at 17th St. and Constitution.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 27, 2016.
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