LeDroit Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Christian Fleetwood and Sara Fleetwood Residence Site
319 U Street, NW
— African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC —
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Heroes • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the African American Heritage Trail, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 38° 55.013′ N, 77° 0.998′ W. Marker is in LeDroit Park in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on U Street NorthwestTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 U 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. Government Girls (within shouting distance of this marker); Alice Moore Dunbar [Nelson] and Paul Laurence Dunbar Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Best in the Country (about 400 feet away); Robert and Mary Church Terrell House (about 400 feet away); A Voice from the South (about 400 feet away); T Street Elites (about 500 feet away); The University Next Door (about 600 feet away); Anna Julia Hayward Cooper Residence (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LeDroit Park.
More about this marker. The caption of the photograph in the upper left identifies:
Christian and Sara Fleetwood with their daughter Edith at 319 U St., NW. Library of Congress
Regarding Christian Fleetwood and Sara Fleetwood Residence Site. A new house was built at this location, 319 U Street, in the 1990s by Manna, Inc., a non-profit housing group. Sara Fleetwood's maiden name was Iredell.
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Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Christian Abraham Fleetwood. (Submitted on September 22, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Diary of Sgt Maj Christian A. Fleetwood (Company G, 4th USCI -1864) (pdf file). (Submitted on September 24, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. LeDroit Park community; Major Christian Fleetwood, DC National Guard; Battle of New Market Heights.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on September 28, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on September 21, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2. submitted on July 11, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3. submitted on September 24, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.