Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Jackson H. Gerhart House
Engine Company 17
—Constructed 1902 - Renovated 2007 —
Engine Company 17
Dedicated in memory of the longest serving member of Engine Company 17, Wagon Driver Jackson H. Gerhart.
He was appointed on Feb. 3, 1963 and retired on Sept. 30, 1994. He succumbed to injuries sustained in the line of duty while operating as a firefighter at a fire in Chambersburg, PA on Dec. 5, 2004.
Erected 2007 by District of Columbia Fire Department.
Location. 38° 55.946′ N, 76° 59.395′ W. Marker is in Brookland, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Monroe Street Northeast east of 12th Street NE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1227 Monroe Street NE, Washington DC 20017, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sterling A. Brown Residence (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Poet's House (about 600 feet away); Robert Clifton Weaver Residence Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Bunker Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Charles Richard Drew Memorial Bridge (approx. ¼ mile Fort Bunker Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lois Mailou Jones Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carlo Angelo Facchina (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookland.
Also see . . . Jackson H. Gerhart. (Submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.