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Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 
 
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
1. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Marker
Inscription.
700 Jackson Place
has been designated
a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
1974
From 1910 to 1948 it served as the first
headquarters of The Carnegie
Endowment for International Peace.
It was endowed by Andrew Carnegie
to "Hasten the abolition of
international war."

The townhouse was built in 1860 for
Dr. Peter Parker founder of medical
missions in China who occupied the
building 1861-1888. He was the U.S.
minister to China 1855-57.

The Bureau of Pan American Republics
which was the forerunner of the
Pan American Union, was housed here 1888-1908.

General Services Administration
1976

 
Erected 1976 by General Services Administration.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.938′ N, 77° 2.289′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Place and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north on Jackson Place. Touch for map.
700 Jackson Place image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
2. 700 Jackson Place
Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Jackson Place, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of Leslie Coffelt (within shouting distance of this marker); General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Preston Blair (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blair House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lee House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home of the Reserve Officers Association (within shouting distance of this marker); State, War, and Navy Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
3. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Marker
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
4. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Marker
700 Jackson Place image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
5. 700 Jackson Place
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,482 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4, 5. submitted on December 11, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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