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

Historic Water Street

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones
1. Historic Water Street Marker
Inscription.
During the Civil War, Water Street was paved for military traffic leading from the gun and powder factory at the Arsenal on Greenleaf Point north along the waterfront to Long Bridge.
 
Erected 2017.
 
Location. 38° 52.733′ N, 77° 1.452′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street Southwest on Water Street Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Water Street SW, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thurgood Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Capital Yacht Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Hogate's Rum Bun (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pearl (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); District Morgue (about 300 feet away); Escape from Slavery (was about 300 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Denvel D. Adams (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Historic Water Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 9, 2018
2. Historic Water Street Marker
Historic Water Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 9, 2018
3. Historic Water Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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