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

General Oliver O. Howard

 
 
General Oliver O. Howard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 13, 2008
1. General Oliver O. Howard Marker
Inscription. Residence of General Oliver O. Howard, founder of Howard University, 1869 - 1874.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 55.375′ N, 77° 1.312′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Plains, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Howard Place NW 0 miles west of 6th Street, NW, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is on the front porch of the house which is on the campus of Howard University, between Georgia Avenue (US 29) and 6th Street, NW. It is accessible from 6th Street via "Founder's Walk", just north of Howard Place. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 Howard Place, NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard Hall (here, next to this marker); Teachers and Preachers (within shouting distance of this marker); "Strike!" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howard University (about 300 feet away); Miner Teachers College (about 300 feet away); Howard University Gallery of Art (about 600 feet away); Beyond the Basics (about 600 feet away); Cleaning Up Cowtown (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Plains.
 
Related markers.
General Oliver O. Howard Residence, "Founder's Hall" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 14, 2008
2. General Oliver O. Howard Residence, "Founder's Hall"
as seen from Georgia Avenue.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. General O. O. Howard Houses, including this one.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Home Page - Maj. Gen. O. O. Howard. (Submitted on July 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Howard House. (Submitted on July 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Oliver O. Howard. (Submitted on March 21, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor Recipient; Historically Black Colleges and Universities; HBCU.
 
Categories. Education
 
National Historic Landmark, 1975 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 2, 2006
3. National Historic Landmark, 1975
General Oliver O. Howard House, seen from "Founder's Walk" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 14, 2008
4. General Oliver O. Howard House, seen from "Founder's Walk"
Markers are visible above the porch steps, on either side of the front door.
Founder's Library, another National Historic Landmark on Howard University image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 14, 2008
5. Founder's Library, another National Historic Landmark on Howard University
General Oliver O. Howard image. Click for full size.
circa 1865
6. General Oliver O. Howard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,659 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on July 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6. submitted on March 21, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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