LeDroit Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Christian Fleetwood and Sara Fleetwood Residence Site
319 U Street, NW
—African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC —
LeDroit Park Historic District
Funded by the DC Historic Preservation Office
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Washington, DC African American Heritage Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 55.013′ N, 77° 0.998′ W. Marker is in LeDroit Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on U Street west of 3rd Street, NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 U Street, NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Government Girls (within shouting distance of this marker); Best in the Country Robert and Mary Church Terrell House (about 400 feet away); A Voice from the South (about 400 feet away); T Street Elites (about 500 feet away); The University Next Door (about 600 feet away); Anna Julia Hayward Cooper Residence (about 600 feet away); Separate Schools (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LeDroit Park.
More about this marker. The caption of the photograph in the upper left identifies:
Christian and Sara Fleetwood with their daughter Edith at 319 U St., NW. Library of Congress
Regarding Christian Fleetwood and Sara Fleetwood Residence Site. A new house was built at this location, 319 U Street, in the 1990s by Manna, Inc., a non-profit housing group. Sara Fleetwood's maiden name was Iredell.
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 . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Christian Abraham Fleetwood. (Submitted on September 22, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Diary of Sgt Maj Christian A. Fleetwood (Company G, 4th USCI -1864) (pdf file). (Submitted on September 24, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. LeDroit Park community; Major Christian Fleetwood, DC National Guard; Battle of New Market Heights.
Categories. • African Americans • Education • Heroes • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on September 28, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3. submitted on September 24, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.