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

Wilson Memorial Arch

 
 
Wilson Memorial Arch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 27, 2022
1. Wilson Memorial Arch Marker
Inscription.  In recognition of the public service of James Wilson as Secretary for the Department of Agriculture from 1897 to 1913.
 
Erected by United States Department of Agriculture.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 38° 53.246′ N, 77° 1.876′ W. Marker is in Southwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Southwest Federal Center. Marker is on Independence Avenue Southwest just east of 14th Street Southwest (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1402 Independence Ave SW, Washington DC 20250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Wilson (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Wilson Memorial Arch (a few steps from this marker); Yates Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Escape Across the Potomac (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smokey Bear Blue Spruce (about 300 feet away); Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros
Wilson Memorial Arch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 27, 2022
2. Wilson Memorial Arch Marker
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(about 400 feet away); The General Dwight David Eisenhower Plaza (about 500 feet away); Steven Thomas Stefani IV (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest Washington.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has an identical marker on the other side of the Wilson Memorial Arch.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 29 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Feb. 8, 2023