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

Grant Circle

 
 
Grant Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 31, 2015
1. Grant Circle Marker
Inscription. Was named in honor of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) General-in-Chief of the United States Armies, Secretary of War, and 18th President of the United States. Grant's military successes were instrumental in the surrender of the Confederate States of America at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865, bringing to an end the American Civil War and the enslavement of the African American people.
 
Location. 38° 56.58′ N, 77° 1.15′ W. Marker is in Petworth, District of Columbia, in Washington. Touch for map. The marker is at the south end of Grant Circle. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Billy Simpson's House of Seafood and Steaks (approx. 0.4 miles away); U. S. Soldiers' Home (approx. half a mile away); St. Paul's Episcopal (approx. half a mile away); Winfield Scott (approx. half a mile away); Memorial Day Order (approx. half a mile away); Mr. Lincoln’s Ride (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petworth.
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Wide view of Grant Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 31, 2015
2. Wide view of Grant Circle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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