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

The New Willard

 
 
The New Willard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 18, 2008
1. The New Willard Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1901
Site of
Joshua Tennison's Hotel 1818. John Strother 1821. Basil Williamson 1824. Frederick Barnard 1828. Proprietor of Mansion Hotel, Azariah Fuller American House 1833. City Hotel 1843. Willard's Hotel 1847-1901.

Distinguished Guests
Presidents Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Grant, Harding and Coolidge. Vice Presidents Henricks, Marshall and Dawes.

Also:
The Marquis de Lafayette, Jenny Lind, Charles Dickens, Lord and Lady Napier, Lloyd George, Edward Everett, Roscoe Conkling, John Sherman, Julia Ward Howe, John Howard Payne, Dion Boucicault.

Post Office Department 1836.

 
Location. 38° 53.779′ N, 77° 1.931′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 0.1 miles from 14th Street , NW (Highway 1), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the south exterior wall of the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Building with at least eight other historical markers. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julia Ward Howe (here, next to this marker); The Peace Convention
The New Willard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
2. The New Willard Marker
(here, next to this marker); Willard Inter-Continental Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Jean Monnet (within shouting distance of this marker); National Press Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Reserve Officers Association of the United States (within shouting distance of this marker); The United States Court of Claims (within shouting distance of this marker); John J. Pershing, General of the Armies (1860-1948) (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
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Three Markers image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. Three Markers
At the Willard Intercontinental Hotel
The New Willard marker in the middle.
The Great Seal image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
4. The Great Seal
Close-up of image on marker
Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Building, 14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller
5. Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Building, 14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,176 times since then and 72 times this year. Last updated on March 26, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on January 15, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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