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

10th Street Gateway

R Street, NW / North Entrance

 
 
10th Street Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 24, 2022
1. 10th Street Gateway Marker
Inscription.  
This view visually re-establishes the 10th Street historic right of way and original element of the L'Enfant Plan of the City of Washington. The walkway is in the approximate location of the former street's east sidewalk.

[Caption:]
Detail of the L'Enfant Plan of the City of Washington with the 1600 block of 10th St., NW indicated by the red dashed line.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1600.
 
Location. 38° 54.748′ N, 77° 1.556′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Shaw. Marker is at the intersection of R Street Northwest and 10th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east on R Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 R St 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. Engine Company No. 4 (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Banneker Academic High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaw Junior High School (about 300 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); The Evolution of a Neighborhood / Shaw, U Street, and Black Culture (about 300 feet away); Like a Village (about 300 feet away); The Almanac of 1792 / The Naming of a Neighborhood (about 300 feet away); The City & The Stars (about 400 feet away); Benjamin Banneker - A Man of Science (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
10th Street Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 24, 2022
2. 10th Street Gateway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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