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

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 13, 2021
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  During the Civil War, President Lincoln greeted troops upon arriving at the Southwest Waterfront, including Union Soldiers on their way to Fort Stevens to defend Washington from a Confederate Attack.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Defenses of Washington, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series lists.
 
Location. 38° 52.799′ N, 77° 1.539′ W. Marker is in Southwest Waterfront in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on District Square Southwest just north of Wharf Street Southwest, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 District Square SW, Washington DC 20024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "a magnificent waterfront entranceway…" (a few steps from this marker); Washington Kastles (within shouting distance of this marker); America's Oldest Operating Fish Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterfront Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker);
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American Ice Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Long Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Houseboats on the Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker); The River Queen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest Waterfront.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on October 13, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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Oct. 16, 2021