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Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Columns of This Portico

 
 
The Columns of This Portico Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 27, 2019
1. The Columns of This Portico Marker
Inscription.  
The columns
of this portico

were used in the
Inaugural stand on which
President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

took his oath of office
March 3, 1937

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 1937.
 
Location. 38° 50.475′ N, 77° 3.808′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Mount Vernon Avenue and Bruce Street, on the right when traveling south on Mount Vernon Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3900 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria VA 22305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Betty Louise Josephson King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Four Mile Run and Flooding / The Restoration Project / I Live Here...Can You Find Me? / Public Art (approx. 0.3 miles away); History at Four Mile Run Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Transportation (approx. half a mile away); Fort Scott
The Columns image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 27, 2019
2. The Columns
The plaque is below the address number sign.
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(approx. half a mile away); The Triangle Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ruby Tucker (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mount Vernon Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 19, 2022