The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James Garﬁeld's Legacy
National Mall and Memorial Parks
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, behind you and across the National Mall, was the site of Garfield's inaugural ball. The White House and US Capitol, where Garfield held public office, still stand. Most significantly, Garfield, a Member of Congress for 17 years, is remembered with a monument erected in 1887 on the grounds of the US Capitol.
Erected 2018 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 53.431′ N, 77° 1.188′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Madison Drive Northwest west of 4th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling west. This Marker is across Madison Drive from The National Gallery of Art. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1022 Madison Drive Northwest, Washington DC 20565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “My God! What is this?” (here, next to this marker); The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry Jupiter (about 700 feet away); Andrew W. Mellon (about 700 feet away); Saturn (about 700 feet away); Asteroids and Comets (about 700 feet away); Mars (about 700 feet away); Earth (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 13, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7. submitted on December 22, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.