Mount Vernon Square in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Blanche K. Bruce House
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1977 by National Park Service.
Location. 38° 54.344′ N, 77° 1.467′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon Square, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street, NW, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is low on the left mounted on to a fence in front of the residence. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 M Street, NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Power Brokers (within shouting distance of this marker); Reaching for Equality (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (about 800 feet away); Immaculate Conception Catholic School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Remembering "the Village" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morrison-Clark Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roots of Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seventh Street Develops (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Blanche Bruce at Wikipedia. Blanche Kelso Bruce (March 1, 1841 – March 17, 1898) was a U.S. politician who represented Mississippi as a Republican in the U.S. Senate from 1875 to 1881; he was the first elected black senator to serve a full term. (Submitted on October 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Categories. • African Americans • Architecture • Man-Made Features • Politics •
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