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Jefferson Pier

 

[Washington Monument]

 
Jefferson Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
1. Jefferson Pier Marker
Inscription.

Position of Jefferson
Pier
, erected Dec. 18, 1804
Recovered and re-erected
Dec. 2, 1889
. . .
District of Columbia

 
Erected 1889 by United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.
 
Location. 38° 53.383′ N, 77° 2.2′ W. Marker is in Southwest Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Constitution Avenue, NW west of 15th Street, NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Monumental Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named A Monumental Legacy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The German-American Friendship Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named German-American Friendship Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington: The City (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Paul Jones Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington: The Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker
Jefferson Pier Marker - in alignment with the White House to the north (upper middle). image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
2. Jefferson Pier Marker - in alignment with the White House to the north (upper middle).
in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jefferson Pier. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. "Where Freedom Stands". (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Washington Monument. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Jefferson Stone; National Geodetic Survey; National Park Service; National Mall and Memorial Parks.
 
Categories. LandmarksMan-Made FeaturesNotable Places
 
Jefferson Pier Marker - 119 meters northwest of the Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
3. Jefferson Pier Marker - 119 meters northwest of the Washington Monument
View on the National Mall looking east.
The Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
4. The Washington Monument
- the Jefferson Pier marker (also known as the "Jefferson Stone") is visible on the grass, just above the walk-way wall on the northwest slope of the Washington Monument grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,401 times since then and 117 times this year. Last updated on November 19, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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