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

Wheat Row

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
1. Wheat Row Marker
Inscription.
This Property Has Been
Placed on the
National Register
Of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of Agriculture

 
Location. 38° 52.443′ N, 77° 1.065′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 4th Street Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1315 4th Street Southwest, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harbour Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis House (within shouting distance of this marker); Blending Old and New (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barney House (about 300 feet away); Linking the "Island" to the City (about 400 feet away); Military Education at Fort McNair (about 700 feet away); Thomas Law (approx. 0.2 miles away); Titanic Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest.
 
Regarding Wheat Row. Wheat Row comprises 1315-1321 4th Street in Southwest Washington. Built around 1794 and attributed to architect William Lovering, Wheat Row is named after John Wheat who lived at 1315 as early at 1819. Today along with Lewis House and Barney House these four
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By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
2. Wheat Row Marker
row houses are part of Chloethiel Woodard's Harbour Square Development having survived urban renewal in the 1960s.
 
Also see . . .  Wheat Row. National Register of Historic Places nomination form. (Submitted on January 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
3. Wheat Row
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By Allen C. Browne, November 5, 2016
4. Wheat Row
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Library of Congress - HABS
5. Wheat Row
Front Elevation of Wheat Row; Restored Street Elevations Nos 1321 & 1319, Existing Street Elevations No. 1317 and 1315.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 333 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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