Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
A Fortress of Finance: The US Treasury Building
The White House
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Like the White House, Treasury has been on its original site since 1800. From 1836 to 1869, the present building was constructed by notable American architects. Following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, the building served as the temporary presidential office of Andrew Johnson while First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln remained in the White House.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #17 Andrew JohnsonNational Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
Location. 38° 53.914′ N, 77° 2.055′ W. Marker is in Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest west of 15th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Department of the Treasury (here, next to this marker); Albert Gallatin (a few steps from this marker); Webster-Ashburton Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Washington, 1801 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Inaugural Parade Tradition (within shouting distance of this marker); The White House (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedman’s Savings And Trust (within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin Jones (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 14, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on October 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.