Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 3, 2008
1. Renaissance Mayflower Hotel Marker
Inscription.  This hotel opened February 18, 1925. Its first major event was the inaugural ball of President Calvin Coolidge. It has entertained every President since and has been the residence of a number of Vice Presidents, Cabinet members, Supreme Court justices, Senators and Congressmen while in office.

United States Department of the Interior November 14, 1983
 
Erected 1983 by U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #30 Calvin Coolidge series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 18, 1925.
 
Location. 38° 54.267′ N, 77° 2.42′ W. Marker is in Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue Northwest and DeSales Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north on Connecticut Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1127 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nunziato DiPerna (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
The Mayflower Hotel, est. 1925 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
2. The Mayflower Hotel, est. 1925 Marker
The original marker has been modified, as seen in this photo, although the historical text remained the same as the June 2008 marker text.
Click or scan to see
this page online
Nuns of the Battlefield (about 500 feet away); The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (about 600 feet away); Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (approx. 0.2 miles away); Growing here (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Growing here (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Federation of Women’s Clubs (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Renaissance Mayflower Hotel. Historic Hotels of America. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
The Mayflower Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
3. The Mayflower Hotel Marker
The marker can be seen to the right of the main entrance to the Mayflower Hotel, to the right of the banana tree in this photo.
The Mayflower Hotel Marker, looking roughly north on Connecticut Avenue. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
4. The Mayflower Hotel Marker, looking roughly north on Connecticut Avenue.
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 3, 2008
5. Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
<i> The Mayflower  Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
6. The Mayflower Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C.
GI Bill Marker at the Mayflower Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
7. GI Bill Marker at the Mayflower Hotel
Outside Room 570 are two markers about the origin of the GI Bill. This one reads: December 1943, Room 570, Harry W. Colmery, Past National Commander, The American Legion. Worked tirelessly in this room drafting the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 "The GI Bill".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,141 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on November 22, 2014.   7. submitted on July 26, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=8955

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Aug. 10, 2022