Rock Creek Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Orchards, Fields, Gardens, Pastures
Rock Creek Park
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
This detail from an 1861 map shows the mill, several other buildings, and the rows of trees on the hillside that made up the Peirce family orchard.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 56.451′ N, 77° 3.11′ W. Marker is in Rock Creek Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Tilden Street Northwest west of Beach Drive Northwest, on the right when traveling west. The marker is near the intersection of Tilden and Shoemaker Streets, NW, along a walking trail some yards to the north of the Peirce Mill. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 Tilden Street Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Pierce Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Creek's Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Machine in a Stone Box (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Mill (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Peirce Family Estate (within shouting distance of this marker); Peirce Still House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herring Highway (about 300 feet away); Springhouse (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Creek Park.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.