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

Stone Straw Building

 
 
Stone Straw Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 11, 2020
1. Stone Straw Building Marker
Inscription.  Stone Straw Building circa 1931; site of the development of the paper drinking straw and other wound paper products by Marvin C. Stone, inventor of the paper straw. (c.1888) On this site was developed the automated equipment and manufacturing techniques necessary to manufacture all types of wound paper products by the Stone Paper Tube Company.
 
Location. 38° 55.539′ N, 76° 59.6′ W. Marker is in Brookland, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street Northeast and Reed Street Northeast, on the right when traveling west on Franklin Street Northeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Franklin Street Northeast, Washington DC 20017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Site, Columbian Harmony Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sterling A. Brown Residence (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Poet's House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Jackson H. Gerhart House (approx. half a mile away); Charles Richard Drew Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Father Michael J. McGivney
Stone Straw Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 11, 2020
2. Stone Straw Building Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Pope John Paul II (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert Clifton Weaver Residence Site (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookland.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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