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

Jefferson Pier

 

[Washington Monument]

 
Jefferson Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
1. Jefferson Pier Marker
Inscription.

Position of Jefferson
Pier
, erected Dec. 18, 1804
Recovered and re-erected
Dec. 2, 1889
. . .
District of Columbia

 
Erected 1889 by United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.
 
Location. 38° 53.383′ N, 77° 2.2′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Constitution Avenue, NW west of 15th Street, NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. German-American Friendship Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington: The City (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Paul Jones Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington: The Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington: The Man (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Monumental Legacy (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
Jefferson Pier Marker - in alignment with the White House to the north (upper middle). image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
2. Jefferson Pier Marker - in alignment with the White House to the north (upper middle).
1. Jefferson Pier. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. "Where Freedom Stands". (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Washington Monument. (Submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Jefferson Stone; National Geodetic Survey; National Park Service; National Mall and Memorial Parks.
 
Categories. LandmarksMan-Made FeaturesNotable Places
 
Jefferson Pier Marker - 119 meters northwest of the Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
3. Jefferson Pier Marker - 119 meters northwest of the Washington Monument
View on the National Mall looking east.
The Washington Monument image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 4, 2010
4. The Washington Monument
- the Jefferson Pier marker (a.k.a. the "Jefferson Stone") is visible on the grass, just above the walk-way wall on the northwest slope of the Washington Monument grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,385 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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