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The National Presbyterian Church

 
 
The National Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 22, 2016
1. The National Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.
On this site
stood the edifice which housed

The National
Presbyterian Church
and its predecessors

The Church of the Covenant
1883-1930

The Covenant
First Presbyterian Church
1930-1947

 
Location. 38° 54.411′ N, 77° 2.489′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 18th Street, NW. Click for map. The marker is on the southwestern corner of The World Bank Treasury Building, on a column facing away from 18th St., NW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1229 18th Street, NW, Washington DC 20036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Witherspoon (a few steps from this marker); Theodore Roosevelt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Martyn Robert (about 400 feet away); The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (about 500 feet away); General Federation of Women’s Clubs (about 500 feet away); Nuns of the Battlefield (about 500 feet away); The mansion at 1801 Massachusetts Ave. (about 800 feet away); Andrew Mellon Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Historic American Buildings Survey Record for the Church of the Covenant
The National Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 22, 2016
2. The National Presbyterian Church Marker
The marker is on the closest column, facing away from 18th St., NW. This view is roughly towards the north, looking at both 18th St. and Connecticut Ave., NW
. Contains 13 photos and a minor amount of notes. (Submitted on September 23, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Church of the Covenant image. Click for full size.
By Harris & Ewing, circa 1925
3. Church of the Covenant
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress. The statue in front of the church is of John Witherspoon, the only minister to sign the Declaration of Independence.
<i>Aerial View from the Southwest During Demolition</i> image. Click for full size.
By Campbell Photo Service, 1966
4. Aerial View from the Southwest During Demolition
This HABS photo shows the church's demise in 1966.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4. submitted on . This page was last revised on September 23, 2016.
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