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Peirce Mill

Forest Hills Neighborhood Art on Call

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
1. Peirce Mill Marker
Inscription.
Forest Hill Neighborhood
Art on Call


Peirce Mill

In the 1820s, Isaac Peirce built the mill that exists today on land he purchased in 1794. In 1892, Rock Creek Park was established and the Federal Government acquired the mill.

Artist: Mary Belcher

Art on Call is sponsored by Cultural Tourism DC,
the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities,
the District Department of Transportation
and Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development.

Additional Sponsors: Councilmember Mary Cheh,
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3F,
The Forest Hills Neighborhood Alliance,
and Duron and Sherwin-Williams Paint.

The Call Boxes in Forest Hills are located at Albemarle and 30th Street, Albemarle and Linnean, Connecticut and Tilden, Connecticut and Windom, Ellicott and 30th Place, Tilden and Linnean, and the 2900 block of Upton Street.

 
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
 
Location. 38° 56.448′ N, 77° 3.283′ W. Marker is in Forest Hills, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Tilden Street Northwest, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Peirce Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
2. Peirce Mill Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springhouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michael Kovats de Fabricy (about 500 feet away); Peirce Still House (about 600 feet away); The Peirce Family Estate (about 700 feet away); Orchards, Fields, Gardens, Pastures (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Peirce Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pierce Mill (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Machine in a Stone Box (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest Hills.
 
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Peirce Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
3. Peirce Mill Marker
Peirce Mill image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 24, 2018
4. Peirce Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 24, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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