Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
601 Pennsylvania Avenue
Erected 1985 by B. F. Saul Company.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #10 John Tyler, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1814.
Location. 38° 53.587′ N, 77° 1.224′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Pennsylvania Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Protecting Consumers and Competition (within shouting distance of this marker); National Council of Negro Women (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Intelligencer (about 300 feet away); Andrew W. Mellon (about 400 feet away); Pennsylvania Avenue (about 400 feet away); Grand Army of the Republic (about 400 feet away); Market Space: Yesterday’s Town Square (about 400 feet away); Ending Slavery in Washington (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Also see . . . The Snow Riot of 1835. The Epicurean Eating House, Francis Scott Key, Arthur Bowen, Beverly Snow... . (Submitted on July 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,045 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on July 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. It was the Marker of the Week July 21, 2013. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.