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

St. Elizabeths Hospital

 
 
St. Elizabeths Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 27, 2009
1. St. Elizabeths Hospital Marker
Inscription.

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America.

 
Erected 1990 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 51.311′ N, 76° 59.771′ W. Marker is in Anacostia, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Martin Luther King Avenue, SE, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the wall support near the crosswalk at the northwest corner of the intersection of MLK, Jr. Avenue and the facility's West Campus, Gate One access road, Golden Raintree Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Curative Powers of Nature (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hillsdale (approx. mile away); Campbell African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Faith and Action (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Navy Town
St. Elizabeths Hospital Marker - on the corner wall, to the right of the traffic signal. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 27, 2009
2. St. Elizabeths Hospital Marker - on the corner wall, to the right of the traffic signal.
(approx. half a mile away); Barry Farm - Hillsdale (approx. half a mile away); Birney School (approx. half a mile away); Nichols Avenue Elementary School/Old Birney School Site (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anacostia.
 
More about this marker. Gate One is midway between the Suitland Parkway and Malcolm X Drive, east of the Anacostia Freeway (I-295). Note that the facility's West Campus is presently closed to the public due to the extensive reconstruction in progress to accommodate the new headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security. The East Campus (now administered by the D.C. Dept. of Mental Health and also undergoing renovation) is accessible from the gate at 1100 Alabama Avenue, SE
 
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 . . .  St. Elizabeths Hospital. (Submitted on November 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. St.
St. Elizabeths Hospital - east campus <br>(D.C. Department of Mental Health) image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 27, 2009
3. St. Elizabeths Hospital - east campus
(D.C. Department of Mental Health)
Elizabeth's; Government Hospital for the Insane; mental illness; Civil War Cemetery; USCT; DHS; Dept. of Homeland Security.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PlacesScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
St. Elizabeths Hospital - east campus image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 27, 2009
4. St. Elizabeths Hospital - east campus
St. Elizabeths Hospital Civil War Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, February 2001
5. St. Elizabeths Hospital Civil War Cemetery
USCT Re-enactors firing salute at Black History Month Program, 2001.
St. Elizabeths Hospital: site of the new Dept. of Homeland Security [DHS] headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 4, 2012
6. St. Elizabeths Hospital: site of the new Dept. of Homeland Security [DHS] headquarters
- construction underway on the facility's west campus,
viewed from across the Anacostia Freeway [I-295].
Joseph B. Noil-Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 29, 2016
7. Joseph B. Noil-Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker
He is buried in St. Elizabeth Hospital Cemetery, East Campus, Section 3, Row 3, Site 535. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: NOIL, JOSEPH B. Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy Accredited to: New York Citation: Serving on board the U.S.S. Powhatan at Norfolk, 26 December 1872, Noil saved Boatswain J. C. Walton from drowning. :
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,951 times since then and 66 times this year. Last updated on August 11, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on November 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   5. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6. submitted on August 11, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   7. submitted on June 24, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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