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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy

 
 
Jacqueling Bouvier Kennedy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 20, 2010
1. Jacqueling Bouvier Kennedy Marker
Inscription.
When the historic character of Lafayette Square was severely threatened during her husbandís administration, it was preserved with the vision and dedicated efforts of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.

This view from Decatur House is dedicated to her memory.
 
Erected by National Trust for Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 38° 54.005′ N, 77° 2.285′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Place, NW. and H Street, NW, on the right when traveling south on Jackson Place, NW.. Touch for map. Marker is at the edge of the sidewalk, adjacent to the Decatur House at the northwest corner of Lafayette Square. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Decatur House (here, next to this marker); Baron von Steuben Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration of Jackson Place and Lafayette Square (within shouting distance of this marker); General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The Jacqueling Bouvier Kennedy Marker off Jackson Place - Decatur House at right image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 20, 2010
2. The Jacqueling Bouvier Kennedy Marker off Jackson Place - Decatur House at right
(about 400 feet away); The Bernard Baruch Bench of Inspiration (about 400 feet away); Francis Preston Blair (about 400 feet away); The Blair House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on June 21, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. First Lady; urban development/renewal; Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironmentNotable PersonsNotable PlacesPolitics
 
View of the Decatur House from across H. Street image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, June 20, 2010
3. View of the Decatur House from across H. Street
- the Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Marker is visible in the shade at left, next to the lady in blue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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