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

Home of James Monroe

 
 
Home of James Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
1. Home of James Monroe Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1802
This house was the home
of
James Monroe
Lieutenant-Colonel in the American Revolution

While Secretary of State and of War under Madison, and for the first six months of his administration as fifth President of the United States, March 4, 1817-Sept. 17, 1817. Later, occupied by Senator Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain, 1861-68, and by Mr. Cleveland Abbe, a founder of the U.S. Weather Bureau.
 
Erected 1923 by District of Columbia Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is March 4, 1802.
 
Location. 38° 54.085′ N, 77° 2.744′ W. Marker is in Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on I Street Northwest west of 20th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2017 I Street Northwest, Washington DC 20006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Home of James Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
2. Home of James Monroe Marker
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington (about 400 feet away); Marquis de Lafayette Hall (about 400 feet away); Union Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); "The Seven Buildings" (about 600 feet away); Nineteenth Street Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named George Washington (about 700 feet away); GW's River Horse (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Home of James Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
3. Home of James Monroe Marker
Cleveland Abbe House National Landmark 1976 marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
4. Cleveland Abbe House National Landmark 1976 marker
This additional marker is to the left of the main entrance to the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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