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Shaw in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carter G. Woodson House

 
 
Carter G. Woodson House Marker image. Click for full size.
2007
1. Carter G. Woodson House Marker
Inscription.  
Carter G. Woodson House
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America.

 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 38° 54.649′ N, 77° 1.445′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Shaw. Marker is on 9th Street Northwest south of Q Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1538 9th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Working for the Race (a few steps from this marker); Carter G. Woodson (within shouting distance of this marker); Phyllis Wheatley YWCA (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spiritual Life (about
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400 feet away); Safe Havens (about 400 feet away); Squares 336, 337 & 364 (about 400 feet away); Planning the Federal City (about 500 feet away); Benjamin Banneker - A Man of Science (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Carter G. Woodson National Historic Site. The National Park Service is presently restoring the house and will be opening it as a museum. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.) 
 
The Carter G. Woodson house image. Click for full size.
2. The Carter G. Woodson house
The Carter G. Woodson house image. Click for full size.
Druscilla J. Null, Historic American Buildings Survey, 1983
3. The Carter G. Woodson house
Note the placement of the marker between the two windows. It is unclear whether the marker next to the door now is a replacement or if it has merely been moved.
Carter Woodson house, on Ninth Street image. Click for full size.
2007
4. Carter Woodson house, on Ninth Street
The Carter G. Woodson House is now the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historical Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 9, 2018
5. The Carter G. Woodson House is now the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historical Site
Sign in front window image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 9, 2018
6. Sign in front window
Guided tours of the Woodson Home on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at:

9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm

More information at www.nps.gov/cawo

www.nps.gov/cawo 202-426-5961
Sign in front window image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 9, 2018
7. Sign in front window
Discover
where Black
History
Month
was born

Open 9-5
Thursdays,
Saturdays,
and Sundays

www.nps.gov/cawo 202-426-5961
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,357 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5, 6, 7. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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