Shaw in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Carter G. Woodson House
National Historic Landmark.
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America.
Erected 1976 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° 54.649′ N, 77° 1.445′ W. Marker is in Shaw, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Ninth Street, NW south of Q Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1538 Ninth Street, NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Working for the Race (a few steps from this marker); Phyllis Wheatley YWCA (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spiritual Life (about 400 feet away); The Fires of 1968 (about 700 feet away); Like a Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Community Anchors (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vermont Avenue Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); “Contraband” to Community (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shaw.
Also see . . . Carter G. Woodson National Historic Site. The National Park Service is presently restoring the house and will be opening it as a museum. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,853 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.