Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Washington City Spring
—[John Marshall Park] —
on the north side of “C” street
was located the city spring.
From it, in 1808, water
for public use was first
piped through the streets
of Washington, D.C.
Location. 38° 53.603′ N, 77° 1.067′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from C Street, NW east of 6th Street, NW. Touch for map. Marker is on the wall of the lily pond in the northwest corner of John Marshall Park, east of the Embassy of Canada and south of C Street, NW. 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. Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chief Justice John Marshall (about 400 feet away); John Marshall (about 400 feet away); Pennsylvania Avenue (about 500 feet away); Major General George G. Meade Memorial (about 600 feet away); Sitting in Judgment (about 600 feet away); Andrew W. Mellon (about 600 feet away); Senator Daniel Webster (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Categories. • Environment • Natural Resources • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on August 20, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.