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Foggy Bottom District of Columbia Historical Markers

 
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By J. Makali Bruton, October 4, 2015
"The Seven Buildings" Marker
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — "The Seven Buildings"Erected c. 1795
The Embassy of Mexico incorporates the two surviving facades of a set of seven row houses known as “The Seven Buildings”. This complex has an intimate relationship with American history, and the government of Mexico is proud to honor . . . — Map (db m89348) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa)
On February 22, 1938, the Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for the Washington area was founded on this campus. Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Chapter Officers Jonathan Chaves President Teresa Murphy Vice President Nathan . . . — Map (db m129030) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Ysabel I, La Catolica[Queen Isabella of Spain and the Americas]
Panel 1, east side of pedestal, facing 17th St.: Ysabel I La Catolica Reina de Castilla de Aragon de las Islas y Tierra Firme del Mar Oceano Panel 2, upper west side of pedestal, facing OAS Hdqts.: Esta estatua fue . . . — Map (db m65257) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — 1801 F Street
1801 F Street Site of residences of Chief Justice John Marshall Chief Justice Melville Fuller Associate Justice Joseph Story Plaque erected under auspices of The Columbia Historical Society and The Bar Association of The . . . — Map (db m116596) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — A Bench By The Road
There is no place you or I can go, to think about or not think about, to summon the presences of, or recollect the absences of slaves; nothing that reminds us of the ones who made the journey and of those who did not make it. There is no suitable . . . — Map (db m111544) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — A Canal to the West - Tide Lock
[Panel 1:] A Canal to the West For years it was a dream – a canal to open a trade route from local commercial centers to the rich Ohio country across the Allegheny Mountains. Business would thrive as mule-drawn barges carried . . . — Map (db m46939) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — A Sustainable VisionThe George Washington University
[Left panel:] Vision and Mission for Sustainability at GW The George Washington University envisions a future with resource systems that are healthy and thriving for all. In efforts to enhance our campus, our nation's . . . — Map (db m115041) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Albert Einstein - The Einstein Memorial
[Panel 1:] Albert Einstein, March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955. "As long as I have any choice in the matter, I shall live only in a country where civil liberty, tolerance, and equality of all citizens before the law prevail," Albert . . . — Map (db m68433) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Aleksandr Pushkin — 1799 -1837
During his all too brief life, Aleksandr Pushkin created a body of literary works of astonishing, life-affirming beauty. Deeply attached to his Russian and African roots, Pushkin’s genius was devoted to the values of honor, freedom and individual . . . — Map (db m46981) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Alexander Ray House1925 F Street Club
This large free-standing townhouse was built in 1849, and is one of the few remaining houses with Greek Revival elements in the city. — Map (db m116985) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Anniversary ParkThe George Washington University — Washington D.C.
Established on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of The George Washington University by President James Monroe on February 9, 1821 in honor of all who have and all who will contribute to the continued growth and . . . — Map (db m115024) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Announcement of the Atomic Age
On this campus, January 26, 1939, Nobel Laureate Niels Bohr reported the splitting of the uranium nucleus with the release of two hundred million electron volts of energy, thus heralding the beginning of the atomic age. This announcement took place . . . — Map (db m47330) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — At GW, Being Bright Comes Naturally
Did you know that the George Washington University gets 50% of its electricity from solar energy? The Capital Partners Solar Project allows GW, GW University Hospital, and American University to source renewable energy from a solar farm . . . — Map (db m115019) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Benito Juárez Memorial — Statues of the Liberators
[Inscriptions, east face:] Respect for the rights of others is peace Benito Juárez 1806-1872 The people of Mexico to the people of the United States of America El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz Benito Juárez 1806-1872 El pueblo de . . . — Map (db m82923) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Benjamin Rush
[South:] Benjamin•Rush Physician and Philanthropist MDCCXLV MDCCCXIII [East:] Signer of the Declaration of Independence [North:] The first American Alienist [West:] Studium . . . — Map (db m128014) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Bernardo de Gálvez Memorial
Bernardo de Gálvez (Count de Gálvez) 1746 - 1786 "Bernardo de Gálvez the great Spanish soldier carried out a courageous campaign in lands bordering the lower Mississippi. This masterpiece of military strategy lightened the pressure of . . . — Map (db m40957) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Building 2Old Naval Observatory (1844)
This building once housed the U.S. Naval Observatory (1844-1893), the workplace of Navy scientists whose skill and perseverance made this institution one of the finest astronomical laboratories in the world. Here its superintendent, LT Matthew . . . — Map (db m128094) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Building 5"Sick Officer's Quarters" (erected 1903-1908)
Segregated by rank, the Washington Naval Hospital's patients occupied either wards, if enlisted, or this building, if officers. The first floor of the Sick Officer's Quarters featured an office, reception room, medical library, a nurses' dressing . . . — Map (db m129348) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Carol Brown Goldberg
EdW, 2012 Painted Bronze 85-1/2" x 44" Gift of Anonymous Donor, 2012 George Washington University Permanent Collection, courtesy Luther W. Brady Art Gallery EdW is named in homage to the book The Hare with Amber . . . — Map (db m114963) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Constitution Hall
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District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Cordell Hull1871-1955
[Front of marker:] Cordell Hull 1981-1955 "Let each American nation vie with the other in the practice of the policy of the good neighbor" "Peace must be our passion" [Back of marker:] Cordell . . . — Map (db m114938) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Department of State[Harry S. Truman Building] — 23rd Street Entrance
The Department of State is the nation’s oldest and senior cabinet agency. It was established by Congress in 1789 to conduct America’s diplomatic relations. The State Department represents U.S. interests to foreign governments, promotes peace, . . . — Map (db m40248) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Edward TellerProfessor of Physics, 1935 to 1945
This plaque commemorates the seminal research of the renowned Dr. Edward Teller during his tenure at The George Washington University. By agreement with GW Professor George Gamow, President Cloyd Heck Marvin invited the Hungarian-born Teller to . . . — Map (db m47326) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Eloy Alfaro
Eloy Alfaro Presidente del Ecuador 1842-1912 Ilustre Americanista Adalid de las Libertades Publicas y Defensor de los Derechos Civiles Left side: La Embajada del Ecuador y la Misión . . . — Map (db m114939) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Foon ShamDuctile, 2015
Built from 876 pieces of wood, Ductile evokes water-collecting vessels to symbolize the functions of the rain garden to collect, hold, and filter excess rain water. — Map (db m114962) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Free Mandela
This call to set free the imprisoned South African leader Nelson Mandela is symbolic of our students' traditional commitment to racial justice. Inscribed during the anti-apartheid movement of the 1980's, it remained in the roadbed of the public . . . — Map (db m115179) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Gabriela Mistral
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District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Gen. John A. Rawlins Memorial
RAWLINS — Map (db m53467) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George GamowProfessor Of Physics at The George Washington University — from 1934 to 1956
Gamow (1904-1968) is renowned for developing the “Big Bang Theory” of the universe (1948); explaining nuclear alpha decay by quantum tunneling (1928); describing, with Edward Teller, spin-induced nuclear beta decay (1936); pioneering . . . — Map (db m47320) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
An authorized cast bronze by the Gorham Foundry from the original by Jean Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) which stands in the State Capitol at Richmond, Virginia. It was purchased by The George Washington University in 1932 on the occasion of the George . . . — Map (db m47315) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
"George Washington" is a bronze sculpture by Avard T. Fairbanks, Ph.D. (1897-1987). This bronze was donated by Sylvia West Fairbanks and David N.F. Fairbanks, M.D. and Family and was dedicated on this spot on February 16, 1993. "George . . . — Map (db m111546) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
A photo-collage celebrating The George Washington University's Permanent Collection incorporates a selection of outdoor sculpture and paintings. GW has enhanced the pedestrian environment in and around the Foggy Bottom campus. Artists: Lenore . . . — Map (db m111948)
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — GW's River Horse — [Lisner Auditorium]
Legend has it that the Potomac was once home to these wondrous beasts. George and Martha Washington are even said to have watched them cavort in the river shallows from the porch of their beloved Mount Vernon on summer evenings. Credited . . . — Map (db m46980) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Here, at 2023 G Street, N.W., in 1912, The George Washington University
Here, at 2023 G Street, N.W., in 1912, The George Washington University relocated from its H Street, N.W., location. All administrative offices, the library and lecture halls, except for the Law and Medical Schools, were accommodated in the . . . — Map (db m116054) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — In Memory
In Memory of the men and women of the American Red Cross who died in Vietnam in service to the Armed Forces Vernon M. Lyons — August 29, 1967 Paul E. Samuels — January 25, 1968 Hannah E. Crews — October . . . — Map (db m131068) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Ingrid BergmanLisner Auditorium — The George Washington University
Lisner Auditorium was built in 1946, boasting the biggest stage south of New York City. On its opening night, October 29, 1946, the famed 29 year-old actress Ingrid Bergman was starring in Joan of Lorraine. When Ms. Bergman found out that . . . — Map (db m111543) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Inuksuk
English: An Inuksuk is a northern stone land marker used by the Inuit for navigation, communication and to mark hunting and fishing grounds; it symbolizes the traditional Inuit way of life. Canada presented the Inuksuk to the . . . — Map (db m114937) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Jane Delano
To Jane Delano and 296 nurses who died in the war 1914 — 1918 (Inscription on statue sides:) Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night nor for the arrow that flieth by day Nor for the pestilence that walketh . . . — Map (db m131072) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '921943-1993
"You are the trustees of the planet. Cherish it, love it—it is all we have." The George Washington University Commencement February 16, 1992 This park was established to honor the memory of John A. . . . — Map (db m114964) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — John Marshall1755 - 1835
Here lived for a time John Marshall 1755 - 1835 Officer in the Revolutionary War 1775 - 1781 Envoy to France 1797 - 1798 Secretary of War - 1800 Secretary of State - 1800 Chief Justice of the United States 1801 - 1835 . . . — Map (db m111747) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — José Artigas Memorial — "Statues of the Liberators"
inscription, south face of base: José Artigas Father of the Independence of Uruguay inscription, north face of base: From the people of Uruguay to the people of the United States of America inscriptions, on . . . — Map (db m67168) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — José Cecilio del Valle
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District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — José de San Martín Memorial — Statues of the Liberators
[Inscription on south face of pedestal:] Libertador General José de San Martín [Inscriptions on two panels in the south side of base:] Homenaje al Libertador General D. José de San Martín del Presidente de la Nacion Argentina . . . — Map (db m65936) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Lenthall Houses
These two circa 1800 Federal Style houses were built by John Lenthall, architect and principal assistant to Benjamin Latrobe on the construction of the United States Capitol. The houses were originally located at 612 and 614 19th Street, N.W., and . . . — Map (db m115901) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Leonard A. Grimes(1815 - 1873)
Leonard A. Grimes, a Black man born free in Leesburg, Virginia, owned a residence on this corner from 1836 to 1846. In the 1830s, he owned a successful coach business transporting passengers in and around Washington. He also carried slaves . . . — Map (db m46970) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Liberty Baptist Church
In commemoration of Liberty Baptist Church which occupied a building on this site between 1915 and 1960. Formed as an African-American congregation in 1869, the Liberty Baptist Church was originally located at 18 and E Streets, NW, before moving to . . . — Map (db m115044) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Marquis de Lafayette Hall
Dedicated in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), a hero of the American Revolution, defender of liberty, statesman, and good friend of George Washington. In 1777 the 20-year old Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis . . . — Map (db m95180) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Marta Minujínb.1943 — Argentina
Septiembre, 1990 Welded Iron, Aluminum Mesh, and Outdoor Paint 158 x 34 x 11" OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas Collection Gift of the Government of Argentina Septiembre is a double life-size sculpture in aluminum mesh . . . — Map (db m114942) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Memorial Continental Hall
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District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Museum of Modern Art of Latin America — [The Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States]
The OAS collection of contemporary art of the Americas was initiated in 1957 by resolution of the Council of the Organization of American States. In 1976, as part of its program of activities honoring the bicentennial of the independence of the . . . — Map (db m46951) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — National Academy of Sciences
Marker Panel 1: on the lawn, off the sidewalk, north side of Constitution Avenue, NW: National Academy of Sciences Incorporated 1863 National Academy of Engineering Institute of Medicine National Research Council. . . . — Map (db m65095) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — National Academy of SciencesMore Than a Century of Public Service as Advisors to the nation
"... the Academy shall, whenever called upon by any department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art ..." from the Charter of the National Academy of Sciences, signed by President . . . — Map (db m115900) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — National Headquarters, American Red Cross
National Headquarters American Red Cross has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 23, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the . . . — Map (db m38864) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Nineteenth Street Baptist Church
The Nineteenth Street Baptist Church building occupied this site from 1871 until 1975. The first Baptist congregation in the city met here in 1802, with both white and black attending services. The "First Baptist Church" moved in 1833 and this . . . — Map (db m117616) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — NSDAR Founders Memorial
The NSDAR was founded in Washington DC on October 11, 1890. On April 17, 1929, Grace L. H. Brosseau, President General, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, dedicated this memorial to the four founders of the NSDAR: Mary Desha, . . . — Map (db m50836) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Pablo Neruda
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District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Peace at Last!Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
The Octagon Once was the city residence of wealthy Virginia landowner Colonel John Tayloe III. After the British burned the White House and other government buildings, President James Madison accepted Tayloe's invitation to use the Octagon as a . . . — Map (db m87563) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Pembroke College, Oxford, Coat of Arms
This Pembroke College, Oxford, Coat of Arms is a gift to The George Washington University from the Fellows of the College Pembroke College, Oxford, was founded in 1624 by James I and two “rich citizens of Abingdon.” The . . . — Map (db m53488) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Pharmacists' War Memorial — American Pharmacists Association
[Inscription on wall at north end of the memorial:] Dedicated to all Pharmacists who served in the Wars of our Country "1950, 1961, 1991" [Inscriptions on flagpole base and platform:] Revolutionary War: 1776-1781 Civil . . . — Map (db m68521) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Philip S. Amsterdam Hall
This residence hall is named in honor of Philip S. Amsterdam, BA '62, Hon LLD '07 "It has given me tremendous pleasure to serve the University and watch it grow and develop over the years. My time as a GW undergraduate was a unique experience . . . — Map (db m115893) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Professors Gate
Professors Gate is dedicated to The George Washington University faculty who have guided GW students since 1821 when President James Monroe and The Congress of the United States chartered this institution. On the . . . — Map (db m111545) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — 2013 — Radford HouseDedicated May 5, 2013
Admiral Arthur W. Radford, USN graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1916 and was designated a naval aviator in 1920 upon completion of flight training. During WWI, he served with the battleship fleet. His assignments in the . . . — Map (db m128017) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Remembering Dr. Dorothy HeightA Model of Public Service — 1912-2010
She loved herself some hats. So when she was surprised with a beautiful, ornately decorated purple hat at an event at the Anacostia Community Museum last fall, Dorothy Height's face lit up like a Christmas Tree, and the gathering gave her a standing . . . — Map (db m115023) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Sheen Hok Gate"Learning and Using in the Proper Way"
Dedicated in honor of the Philanthropic efforts of Louis S.C. and Alice T.H.W. Chiu, J.P. Of Hong Kong, China Recipients of The President's Medal, 2001 Founders, The Sheen Hok Charitable Foundation Serving the Elderly, Disabled, Sick, and . . . — Map (db m114966) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Simón Bolívar — "Statues of the Liberators"
[south face of pedestal] Simón Bolívar The Liberator Born July 24, 1783 Caracas, Venezuela Died December 17, 1830 Santa Marta, Colombia [east face of pedestal] The Republic of Venezuela to the . . . — Map (db m65731) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Site of 2310 H Street, NorthwestSquare 42, Lot 816 — Washington, DC 20037
To the long forgotten families, friends, neighbors, public schools and churches that collectively planted a small mustard seed and unselfishly created a cohesive, black community known as the "Bottom," we dedicate the memory of our home and in so . . . — Map (db m115894) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — St. Mary’s Episcopal ChurchAfrican American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC — 728 23rd Street, NW
[Panel 1]: St. Mary’s was the first Episcopal church in Washington where African Americans could worship free of discrimination. It was established in 1867 by 28 men and women, many of them formerly enslaved. Two White congregations, St. . . . — Map (db m46905) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Statue of St. Stephen Martyr
This ceramic Statue of St. Stephen Martyr, the first Christian martyr, is the work of the nationally known sculptor Felix G. W. deWeldon who is best known for the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Virginia — Map (db m114045) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The American Meridian
To your left is the hemisphere of the Atlantic, the hemisphere of Europe and Africa, of Roman numerals and Indian script, of the Silk Road and the rising sun. To your right is the hemisphere of the Pacific and the American West, the hemisphere . . . — Map (db m46880) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The American Red Cross
Generations of Americans have given themselves to help others at home and around the world through the American Red Cross, generously donating time, money and blood. They have helped feed, shelter, and clothe those in need—from thousands of . . . — Map (db m131073) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The American Red Cross - Harvard Field Hospital Unit(September 1939 - July 1942)
This plaque acknowledges the public spirit of Harvard University and the dedication of the staff of the American Red Cross - Harvard Field Hospital Unit, who provided and staffed a pre-fabricated hospital sent to Salisbury, England, in the summer of . . . — Map (db m14997) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Celestial Map
...Joy and amazement at the beauty and grandeur of this world of which man can just form a faint notion... -Albert Einstein We live on a planet that orbits a star, our Sun. The Sun is one of two hundred billion stars that make up our . . . — Map (db m115898) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The George Washington Universityhonors the memory of those alumni lost — in the tragedies of September 11, 2001
[Left side of plaque:] The George Washington University honors the memory of those alumni lost in the tragedies of September 11, 2001 Sara M. Clark (CCAS, MA '75) Andrew K. Friedman (CCAS, BA '80) Melissa M. Harrington . . . — Map (db m115040) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Home of the Pan American Union
The Home of the Pan American Union the international organization of the twenty one American Republics Erected 1908 – 1910 through the munificence of Andrew Carnegie ____________ Elihu Root Secretary of State and Chairman . . . — Map (db m66426) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The IMF
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) promotes cooperation among its member countries on monetary and economic matters. The IMF was established at a conference held at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, on July 1-22, 1944. Nearly all countries of the . . . — Map (db m111527) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Manila House2422 K St. N.W. — United for Libraries Literary Landmarks Register
This building was the gathering place of the Filipino community from the late 1930s to the 1950s and was known as the Manila House. Filipino author Bienvenido "Ben" Santos (1911-1996) wrote about the Manila House in his collection of short stories, . . . — Map (db m117992) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Octagon
Built between 1799 and 1802 by Colonel John Tayloe III (1771-1828) and his wife Ann Ogle Tayloe (1772-1855) Dr. William Thornton (1759-1828) Architect Occupied by President and Mrs. Madison from August 1814 to March 1815 after the burning . . . — Map (db m40225) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Octagon
This building known as the Octagon built in 1800 for Col. John Tayloe of Mount Airy, Virginia, was occupied by President Madison after the burning of the President's House by the British on August 14, 1814. Here the Treaty of Ghent was ratified by . . . — Map (db m117643) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The United Church/Die Vereinigte KircheUnited Methodist Church United Church of Christ
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, December 14, 1978. Dedicated May 15, 1892, this was the second church built on this site by the Concordia Lutheran Evangelical German congregation, founded January 17, 1833; the lot was sold to . . . — Map (db m47539) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Watergate Hotel
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m128285) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — U.S. Naval Observatory / The Prime Meridian
[Top plaque:] U.S. Naval Observatory Designed by LT James M. Gilliss in 1842, the U.S. Naval Observatory occupied this site from 1844 to 1893. In 1894 the domed structure became home to the Naval Museum of Hygiene. Eight years later the . . . — Map (db m128012) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Union Engine House
This was the site of the Union Engine House, which served as the headquarters of The Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia from July 7, 1911 until July 4, 1956. The building was later dismantled to make room for the . . . — Map (db m87549) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Union Methodist Church
• 1846, July 1 - cornerstone laid for the Union Methodist Church, founded February 13, 1846, in the Union Fire Hall, that stood on the southeastern corner of 19th and H Street, N.W. • 1862 - served as a hospital during the Civil War, and in 1863, . . . — Map (db m111949) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Veterans Memorial Park
Provided through the generosity of Mark R. Shenkman, GWSB MBA '67, First Lieutenant, US Army — Map (db m115016) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch
The Honorable Walter E. Washington (1915-2003) In Tribute to the First Modern Mayor of the District of Columbia Appointed Commissioner-Mayor, 1967-73 Elected Mayor, 1974-79 A Good Friend of The George Washington University . . . — Map (db m111547) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Winder Building
Erected 1848 Purchased by United States Government 1852 During the Civil War this building was Headquarters of the United States Army. Major General Winfield Scott, Major General Halleck and later Lieutenant General U.S. Grant had their offices . . . — Map (db m17666) HM

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