Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
United Mine Workers of America Building
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
Associated with the American Labor Movement since the
1930's, this building served for over two decades as
organized labor's command post under the stewardship
of United Mine Workers of America President John I. Lewis
and continued as the UMWA's headquarters until 2000.
Erected 2005 by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 54.088′ N, 77° 2.083′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street NW and I Street NW, on the right when traveling south on 15th Street NW. Touch for map. Located opposite McPherson Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discover DC / McPherson Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General James B. McPherson (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Chamberlin's (about 400 feet away, measured Ashburton House (about 500 feet away); The Dolly Madison House (about 500 feet away); Fleeing the Executive Mansion (about 500 feet away); Kosciuszko (about 600 feet away); Wormley's Hotel Site (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Also see . . . United Mine Workers of America Building. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on June 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Labor Unions •
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