Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Headquarters, American Red Cross
American Red Cross
has been designated a
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 23, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States.
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1965 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Heroes • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 38° 53.696′ N, 77° 2.4′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from 17th Street Northwest south of E Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the building's main entrance, off the driveway from Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 430 17th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Jane Delano (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Red Cross - Harvard Field Hospital Unit (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Red Cross (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Continental Hall (about 400 feet away); NSDAR Founders Memorial (about 500 feet away); Constitution Hall (about 600 feet away); First Division War Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. American Red Cross National Headquarters. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. American Red Cross. Organization website homepage (Submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Jane Delano. Founder of the American Red Cross Nursing Service (Submitted on May 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,981 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on December 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.