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Prospect House

 
 
Prospect House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 15, 2016
1. Prospect House Marker
Inscription.
erected 1788
by
John Templeman
later home of
James Forrestal
First Secretary of Defense
1947-1949

 
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 54.35′ N, 77° 4.166′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Prospect Street NW just from 35th Street NW, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3508 Prospect Street NW, Washington DC 20007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hollywood on the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); The Exorcist Steps (within shouting distance of this marker); Holy Trinity Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holy Trinity Parish (about 500 feet away); Francis Scott Key (about 500 feet away); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (about 500 feet away); The Star-Spangled Banner (about 600 feet away); Francis Scott Key Park (about 600 feet away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Prospect House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 15, 2016
2. Prospect House Marker
The marker is on the left most corner of the house, to the left of the downspout.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016.
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