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

Arts and Industries Building

 
 
Arts and Industries Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 25, 2017
1. Arts and Industries Building Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark
This site posesses National Significance
in Commemorating the History of the
United States of America

1977
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1977 by The National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.317′ N, 77° 1.463′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Jefferson Drive Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Jefferson Drive Southwest, Washington DC 20560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Arts and Industries Building (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Carousel on the Mall, Washington, D.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Jackson Downing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spencer Fullerton Baird (about 300 feet away); Original Smithsonian Institution Building
Arts and Industries Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 25, 2017
2. Arts and Industries Building Marker
(about 400 feet away); Earth Day Park (about 400 feet away); Joseph Henry (about 500 feet away); Enid A. Haupt Garden (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Arts and Industries Building image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 25, 2017
3. Arts and Industries Building
Columbia Protecting Science and Industry<br>1881 by Caspar Buberl image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 25, 2017
4. Columbia Protecting Science and Industry
1881 by Caspar Buberl
Zinc statuary group atop the north entrance of the Arts and Industries Building.
Affixing the National Historic Landmark Plaque on A&I<br>1977 image. Click for full size.
By Smithsonian Institution
5. Affixing the National Historic Landmark Plaque on A&I
1977
"Joseph Forrest (l.) and Eldrey Bell of the Craft Services Division affix the National Historic Landmarks' plaque to the Arts and Industries Building at the west entrance" (Notice that the version of the plaque in this photo has the date 1972.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 9, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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