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

American Red Cross

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 7, 2019
1. American Red Cross Marker
Inscription.  This building, originally built as a bottling plant for the Robert Portner Brewing Company in 1912, was purchased along with the land surrounding it by the American National Red Cross in the spring of 1941. It served as the organization's Eastern Operations Headquarters until 1992.
 
Location. 38° 48.666′ N, 77° 2.667′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on North St. Asaph Street north of Pendleton Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 617 North St Asaph Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Factory to Housing (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lee’s Boyhood Home (about 600 feet away); Washington-Rochambeau Route (about 700 feet away); Lee-Fendall House (about 700 feet away); Saint Joseph's Church (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Lee-Fendall House (about 700 feet away); Home of Edmund Jennings Lee (about 800 feet away); Robert Robinson Library 1940 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories.
American Red Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 7, 2019
2. American Red Cross Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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