Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Blanche K. Bruce House
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1977 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Architecture • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1977.
Location. 38° 54.344′ N, 77° 1.467′ W. Marker is in Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on M Street Northwest west of 9th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling east. The marker is low on the left mounted on to a fence in front of the residence. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 M 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. Power Brokers (within shouting distance of this marker); Reaching for Equality (about 700 feet away, measured Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (about 800 feet away); Immaculate Conception Catholic School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Remembering "the Village" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morrison-Clark Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roots of Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seventh Street Develops (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Washington.
Also see . . . Blanche Bruce at Wikipedia. Blanche Kelso Bruce (March 1, 1841 – March 17, 1898) was a U.S. politician who represented Mississippi as a Republican in the U.S. Senate from 1875 to 1881; he was the first elected black senator to serve a full term. (Submitted on October 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 5. submitted on May 4, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 6, 7. submitted on May 29, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.