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

Halcyon House

 
 
Halcyon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
1. Halcyon House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1786 by Benjamin Stoddert, First Secretary of the Navy, who played a prominent role in having the capital situated here.

Halcyon House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a landmark which contributes to the cultural and architectural heritage of the District of Columbia.
 
Erected 1972.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 54.354′ N, 77° 4.083′ W. Marker is in Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Prospect Street Northwest west of 34th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3400 Prospect Street Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Houses With A Prospect (a few steps from this marker); 3425 Prospect Street Northwest (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest Marbury House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prospect House
Adjacent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
2. Adjacent Marker
(about 400 feet away); Francis Scott Key Park (about 400 feet away); The Star-Spangled Banner (about 400 feet away); Francis Scott Key (about 400 feet away); Francis Scott Key Bridge (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Halcyon House. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
2. Halcyon. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
3. Halcyon House, National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Halcyon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
3. Halcyon House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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