Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
United Mine Workers of America Building
of America Building
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
Associated with the American Labor Movement since the 1930's, this building served for over two decades as organized labor's command post under the stewardship of United Mine Workers of America President John I. Lewis and continued as the UMWA's headquarters until 2000.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 2005 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Labor Unions. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2000.
Location. 38° 54.088′ N, 77° 2.083′ W. Marker is in Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 15th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discover DC / McPherson Square (within shouting distance of this marker); "In Service" (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General James B. McPherson (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Chamberlin's (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ashburton House (about 500 feet away); The Dolly Madison House (about 500 feet away); Fleeing the Executive Mansion (about 500 feet away); Kosciuszko (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Washington.
Also see . . . United Mine Workers of America Building. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on June 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,350 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.