Mount Vernon Square in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Central Public Library
African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC
— Mount Vernon Square —
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education • Women. In addition, it is included African American Heritage Trail, the Carnegie Libraries 📚, the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓, and the Mary Church Terrell series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 38° 54.169′ N, 77° 1.379′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon Square in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on K Street Northwest east of 9th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east. Located in front of the steps leading to the rear entrance to the DC Historical Society Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 K Street Northwest, 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. For the Working People (within shouting distance of this marker); Words and Deeds (within shouting distance of this marker); Roots of Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remembering "the Village" (about 600 feet away); The Place to Shop (about 600 feet away); Power Brokers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blanche K. Bruce House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Friendship Archway (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon Square.
Also see . . . Carnegie Library(Submitted on September 18, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
Additional keywords. UDC, HBCUs
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,757 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on May 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 18, 2008, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.