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Here were the lots acquired on October 3, 1798

 
 
Here were the lots acquired on October 3, 1798 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ray Gurganus, September 14, 2021
1. Here were the lots acquired on October 3, 1798 Marker
Inscription.  Here were the lots acquired on October 3, 1798 by General George Washington and on which he built two brick dwellings from designs by Dr. William Thornton. A dwelling remodeled from the two dwellings was owned and occupied by Admiral Charles Wilkes the famous explorer.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 3, 1798.
 
Location. 38° 53.596′ N, 77° 0.554′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from New Jersey Avenue Northwest just south of C Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north. Upper Senate Park, just south of the water fountain. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert A Taft (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II (about 600 feet away); Acacia Life Insurance Building – 1936 (about 600 feet away); Capitol Square
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(about 700 feet away); Capitol Square, NW (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Minuteman Memorial Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Capitol Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delaware Avenue & Columbus Circle, NE (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2021, by Ray Gurganus of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 14, 2021, by Ray Gurganus of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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