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Capital Yacht Club

 
 
Capital Yacht Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. Capital Yacht Club Marker
Inscription.
The Capital Yacht Club was formed in 1892 when nine yachtsmen hired a watchman to keep an eye on their vessels anchored in the newly formed Washington Channel.
 
Erected 2017.
 
Location. 38° 52.745′ N, 77° 1.479′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Maine Avenue Southwest on Maine Avenue Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is imbedded in the sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 770 Maine Ave SW, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Water Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Thurgood Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Hogate's Rum Bun (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis Jefferson (about 300 feet away); Houseboats on the Waterfront (about 400 feet away); Urban Renewal (about 400 feet away); American Ice Company (about 400 feet away); Creating the Waterfront (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWaterways & Vessels
 
Capital Yacht Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 9, 2018
2. Capital Yacht Club Marker
Capital Yacht Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 9, 2018
3. Capital Yacht Club Marker
Capital Yacht Club image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 9, 2018
4. Capital Yacht Club
Located at 800 Wharf Street SW
Sign on the Capital Yacht Club image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 9, 2018
5. Sign on the Capital Yacht Club

Capital
Yacht Club

Founded 1892

Members Only
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 9, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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