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

Peirce Mill

Forest Hills Neighborhood Art on Call

 
 
Peirce Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
1. Peirce Mill Marker
Inscription.  
In the 1820s, Isaac Peirce built the mill that exists today on land he purchased in 1794. In 1892, Rock Creek Park was established and the Federal Government acquired the mill.

Artist: Mary Belcher

 
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the DC, Art on Call series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 38° 56.448′ N, 77° 3.283′ W. Marker is in Forest Hills in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Tilden Street Northwest and Linnean Avenue Northwest, on the left on Tilden Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2801 Tilden Street Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springhouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michael Kovats de Fabricy (about 500 feet away); Peirce Still House (about 600 feet away); The Peirce Family Estate
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By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
2. Peirce Mill Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Orchards, Fields, Gardens, Pastures (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Peirce Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Machine in a Stone Box (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pierce Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Peirce Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
3. Peirce Mill Marker
Peirce Mill image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
4. Peirce Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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