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

Home of James Monroe

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
1. Home of James Monroe Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1802
This house was the home
of
James Monroe
Lieutenant-Colonel in the American Revolution

While Secretary of State and of War under Madison, and for the first six months of his administration as fifth President of the United States, March 4, 1817-Sept. 17, 1817. Later, occupied by Senator Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain, 1861-68, and by Mr. Cleveland Abbe, a founder of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

Placed by the District of Columbia Daughters of the American Revolution
1923

 
Erected 1923 by District of Columbia Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 54.085′ N, 77° 2.744′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on I Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2017 I Street, Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kate Raudenbusch (based New York, NY) (within shouting distance of this marker); Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch (about 400 feet away, measured
Home of James Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
2. Home of James Monroe Marker
in a direct line); George Washington (about 400 feet away); Marquis de Lafayette Hall (about 400 feet away); Union Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); "The Seven Buildings" (about 600 feet away); Nineteenth Street Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson (based in San Francisco, CA) (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
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Home of James Monroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
3. Home of James Monroe Marker
Cleveland Abbe House National Landmark 1976 marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
4. Cleveland Abbe House National Landmark 1976 marker
This additional marker is to the left of the main entrance to the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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