Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, one of the oldest residential properties on Capitol Hill, has been the historic headquarters of the National Woman's Party since 1929. Named after Robert Sewall, the original owner of the site, and Alva Belmont, the president and benefactor of the National Woman's Party, this house has been at the center of political life in Washington for more than two hundred years. Today, the Sewall-Belmont House seeks to educate the public by sharing the inspiring story of century of courageous activism by American women.
Erected by National Woman's Party.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil Rights • Government & Politics • Women.
Location. 38° 53.527′ N, 77° 0.234′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Constitution Avenue Northeast (Alternate U.S. 1) west of 2nd Street Northeast, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 144 Constitution Avenue Northeast, Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers From June to December, 1917 (here, next to this marker); Residence of Albert Gallatin (a few steps from this marker); Alva Belmont House (a few steps from this marker); Fiery Destruction (within shouting distance of this marker); Torch of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Cortelyou House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Minuteman Memorial Building (about 600 feet away); The Old Brick Capitol (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
Also see . . . Sewall-Belmont House. National Park Service entry (Submitted on January 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 9, 10. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.