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

Godey's Lime Kilns

1833 - 1908

 
 
Godey's Lime Kilns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 18, 2019
1. Godey's Lime Kilns Marker
Inscription.  These kilns were used as late as 1908, supplying Washington with a fine grade of lime. The limestone was brought from quarries just beyond Seneca, Maryland over the C & O Canal.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal series list.
 
Location. 38° 54.21′ N, 77° 3.376′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from L Street Northwest west of 26th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling west. Marker can be accessed from a dirt path at the west end of L Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2701 K 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. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Georgetown Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Duvall Foundry
Godey's Lime Kilns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 18, 2019
2. Godey's Lime Kilns Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); History Preserved and Adapted (approx. 0.2 miles away); Statue of St. Stephen Martyr (approx. 0.2 miles away); M Street - A Road Well Traveled (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgetown and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Sim Lee Corner (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Close up of one of the kilns image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 18, 2019
3. Close up of one of the kilns
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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