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

Boiler House

 
 
Boiler House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 24, 2019
1. Boiler House Marker
Inscription.  Building 116 was part of the combined boiler and Power Plant that serves the Washington Navy Yard and Annex. The Building is significant as part of the industrial complex, and represents the physical expansion of the yard that followed the Spanish-American War. Built in 1905, it shows the fine ornamental brickwork that is consistent with early twentieth century industrial design.
 
Location. 38° 52.422′ N, 77° 0.073′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Water Street Southeast just east of 4th Street Southeast, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 355 Water Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lumber Shed Building (a few steps from this marker); Lumber Shed - Movement of Materials (within shouting distance of this marker); Radio Towers (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumber Shed - Form and Function (within shouting distance of this marker); Crane Runway (within shouting distance of this
Boiler House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 24, 2019
2. Boiler House Marker
marker); 1221 Van (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Yards Park (about 300 feet away); 99M (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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