Downtown in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Tayloe House
Little White House
Benjamin Ogle Tayloe, 1830
Benjamin Ogle Tayloe
Garnet A. Hobart
James D. Cameron
Marcus A. Hanna
Social centre during Tayloe period
“Little White House”
Frequently visited Mr. Hanna
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #25 William McKinley series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 38° 53.962′ N, 77° 2.104′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Downtown. Marker is on Madison Place Northwest south of H Street Northwest, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 717 Madison Place 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. United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals (a few steps from this marker); United States Court of Claims (a few steps from this marker); This National Courts Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Commodore John Rodgers House The Rodgers House (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedman’s Savings And Trust (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cosmos Club (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lafayette and his Compatriots (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
Regarding The Tayloe House. During President McKinley’s term, Marcus Hanna was one of his principle advisers. The building became known as the “Little White House” because of the President’s frequently long stays.
Also see . . . Biography of Marcus Hanna. Hanna was more than just a simple adviser, he played a key role getting McKinley nominated, and later in important decisions by the President. In particular, he rallied support for the Panama Canal project in congress. (Submitted on August 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,400 times since then and 926 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 12, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.