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

Carter G. Woodson House

 
 
Carter G. Woodson House Marker image. Click for full size.
2007
1. Carter G. Woodson House Marker
Inscription.
Has been designated a
National Historic Landmark.
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America.

 
Erected 1976 by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 54.649′ N, 77° 1.445′ W. Marker is in Shaw, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Ninth Street, NW south of Q Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1538 Ninth Street, NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Working for the Race (a few steps from this marker); Phyllis Wheatley YWCA (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spiritual Life (about 400 feet away); The Fires of 1968 (about 700 feet away); Reading and 'Riting and 'Rithmetic (approx. 0.2 miles away); When Gordon Met Ella (approx. 0.2 miles away); Like a Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Community Anchors (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shaw.
 
Also see . . .
The Carter G. Woodson house image. Click for full size.
2. The Carter G. Woodson house
 Carter G. Woodson National Historic Site. The National Park Service is presently restoring the house and will be opening it as a museum. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansNotable Persons
 
The Carter G. Woodson house image. Click for full size.
Druscilla J. Null, Historic American Buildings Survey, 1983
3. The Carter G. Woodson house
Note the placement of the marker between the two windows. It is unclear whether the marker next to the door now is a replacement or if it has merely been moved.
Carter Woodson house, on Ninth Street image. Click for full size.
2007
4. Carter Woodson house, on Ninth Street
The Carter G. Woodson House is now the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historical Site image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 9, 2018
5. The Carter G. Woodson House is now the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historical Site
Sign in front window image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 9, 2018
6. Sign in front window
Guided tours of the Woodson Home on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at:

9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm

More information at www.nps.gov/cawo

www.nps.gov/cawo 202-426-5961
Sign in front window image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 9, 2018
7. Sign in front window
Discover
where Black
History
Month
was born

Open 9-5
Thursdays,
Saturdays,
and Sundays

www.nps.gov/cawo 202-426-5961
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,911 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5, 6, 7. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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