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

The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum

 
 
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
1. The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Marker
Inscription. one of the oldest residential properties on Capitol Hill, has been the historic headquarters of the National Woman's Party since 1929. Named after Robert Sewall, the original owner of the site, and Alva Belmont, the president and benefactor of the National Woman's Party, this house has been at the center of political life in Washington for more than two hundred years. Today, the Sewall-Belmont House seeks to educate the public by sharing the inspiring story of century of courageous activism by American women.

For more information, please enter the building through the public entrance on 2nd Street, NE or visit the website at www.sewallbelmont.org.
 
Erected by National Woman's Party.
 
Location. 38° 53.527′ N, 77° 0.234′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Constitution Avenue and Second Street Northeast, on the right when traveling west on Constitution Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 144 Constitution Avenue Northeast, Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From June to December, 1917 (here, next to this marker); Residence of Albert Gallatin (a
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
2. The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum Marker
few steps from this marker); Alva Belmont House (a few steps from this marker); Fiery Destruction (within shouting distance of this marker); Cortelyou House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Brick Capitol (about 700 feet away); United States Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
 
Also see . . .  www.sewallbelmont.org. URL mentioned on marker. (Submitted on December 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Politics
 
The Sewall-Belmont House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
3. The Sewall-Belmont House
Close-up of photo on marker
Members of the National Woman's Party image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
4. Members of the National Woman's Party
Close-up of photo on marker
Dedicating the Alva Belmont House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
5. Dedicating the Alva Belmont House
Close-up of photo on marker
The Sewall-Belmont House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
6. The Sewall-Belmont House
144 Constitution Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
7. 144 Constitution Avenue
Stained glass fanlight from the inside.
National Woman's Party<br>founded 1913 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
8. National Woman's Party
founded 1913
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 28, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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