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

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel

 

—National Register of Historic Places —

 
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 3, 2008
1. Renaissance Mayflower Hotel Marker
Inscription. This hotel opened February 18, 1925. Its first major event was the inaugural ball of President Calvin Coolidge. It has entertained every president since and has been the residence of a number of vice presidents, cabinet members, supreme court justices, senators and congressmen while in office.

United States Department of the Interior November 14, 1983
 
Erected 1983 by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 38° 54.267′ N, 77° 2.42′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue NW and DeSales Street NW, on the right when traveling north on Connecticut Avenue NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nunziato DiPerna (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nuns of the Battlefield (about 500 feet away); The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (about 600 feet away); Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Presbyterian Church
The Mayflower Hotel, est. 1925 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
2. The Mayflower Hotel, est. 1925 Marker
The original marker has been modified, as seen in this photo, although the historical text remained the same as the June 2008 marker text.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); General Federation of Women’s Clubs (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Witherspoon (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead!” (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  Renaissance Mayflower Hotel. Historic Hotels of America. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
The Mayflower Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
3. The Mayflower Hotel Marker
The marker can be seen to the right of the main entrance to the Mayflower Hotel, to the right of the banana tree in this photo.
The Mayflower Hotel Marker, looking roughly north on Connecticut Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
4. The Mayflower Hotel Marker, looking roughly north on Connecticut Avenue.
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 3, 2008
5. Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
<i> The Mayflower  Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
6. The Mayflower Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C.
GI Bill Marker at the Mayflower Hotel image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 20, 2016
7. GI Bill Marker at the Mayflower Hotel
Outside Room 570 are two markers about the origin of the GI Bill. This one reads: December 1943, Room 570, Harry W. Colmery, Past National Commander, The American Legion. Worked tirelessly in this room drafting the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 "The GI Bill".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on November 22, 2014.   7. submitted on July 26, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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