Old Soldiers Home in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Born 13 June 1788 – Died 29 May 1866
General in Chief of the Army
1841 – 1861
Founder of the
United States Soldiers Home
Location. 38° 56.272′ N, 77° 0.788′ W. Marker is in Old Soldiers Home, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Marshall Drive east of MacArthur Drive. Touch for map. Marker is on the grass in front of the "SCOTT" statue, off the Marshall Drive loop, southeast of the main entrance to the Armed Forces Retirement Home compound off Rock Church and Scott Roads NW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3700 N. Capitol St. NW, Washington DC 20011, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U. S. Soldiers' Home (approx. ¼ mile away); President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Day Order (approx. half a mile away); Grant Circle (approx. half a mile away); Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine (approx. half a mile away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church The Civil War Defenses of Washington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Billy Simpson's House of Seafood and Steaks (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Soldiers Home.
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Additional keywords. "Old Fuss and Feathers"; Launt Thompson, sculptor; U.S. Military Asylum; Armed Forces Retirement Home; King Medical Center.
Categories. • War of 1812 • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.