Historical Markers and War Memorials in Judiciary Square, District of Columbia
Washington and Vicinity
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The old City Hall/Courthouse endured hard use, was abandoned, and then was transformed. In 2009 it re-opened as the DC Court of Appeals, redesigned by Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners, which modernized the interior while preserving . . . — — Map (db m58612) HM
[pedestal, north face:]
Laborum Ejus Supersites Sunt Fructus
Author - Poet
[pedestal, west face:]
Scholar - Soldier
[pedestal, south face:]
Erected 1901 by the Supreme Council of
. . . — — Map (db m29652) HM
The Great Depression (1929-1941) meant economic catastrophe for millions of Americans, but in Washington it meant a building boom as the Federal Government staffed up to the end the economic crisis. In 1931 alone Congress approved new . . . — — Map (db m61823) HM
A bronze likeness of Chief Justice John Marshall, visible on your way to the next Heritage Trail sign, keeps watch over John Marshall Park to your right. Marshall is remembered for molding the U.S. Supreme Court into today's authoritative body. . . . — — Map (db m56495) HM
This monument, erected on the occasion of the 1992 Quincentennial Jubilee celebrating the discovery of America, pays tribute to Cristoforo Colombo and his seafaring companions. Their bold voyage led to a historic encounter between the European . . . — — Map (db m80469) HM
DC’s Art Deco/Art Moderne Recorder of Deeds Building (1941) houses city land records. Many notable African Americans have served as recorders of deeds since President Garfield appointed Frederick Douglass to the post in 1881. These include Branche . . . — — Map (db m29657) HM
Welcome to downtown Washington DC—an area rich in history, culture and places to see.
You will enjoy visiting the following sites located in the vicinity of this sign.
The Courts on Judiciary Square
Judiciary Square is one of the . . . — — Map (db m18439) HM
Welcome to downtown Washington DC - an area rich in history, culture and places to see. You will enjoy visiting the following sites located in the vicinity of this sign.
Clockwise from top:
"Lone Sailor" at the US Navy . . . — — Map (db m110214) HM
On April 28, 1988, the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister of Canada, dedicated this building to peace and friendship between Canada and the United-States .
Le 28 Avril 1988, le Très Honorable Brian Mulroney, Premier Ministre du . . . — — Map (db m59333) HM
Site of the residence of John Marshall Chief Justice of the United States Plaque erected under the auspices of the Columbia Historical Society and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
[Inscription on wall below the marker . . . — — Map (db m58625) HM
was our whole life.”
Albert Small, born in the neighborhood in 1902.
This is the oldest surviving synagogue building in Washington. Constructed in 1875 by Adas Israel . . . — — Map (db m29761) HM
This Memorial was established by the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund, as directed by an Act of the United States Congress.
The authorizing law was sponsored by U.S. Representative Mario Biaggi and U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell, and was . . . — — Map (db m65404) HM
to the end of slavery
in the nation’s capital.
This imposing Greek Revival building was Washington’s first city hall, designed by George Hadfield and built between 1820 and 1850. It house the city court and an elected mayor . . . — — Map (db m29655) HM
Imagine standing on this corner between the late 1800s and late 1960s. What would you see? You would be surrounded by rowhouses, apartment buildings, small businesses, and streetcars rattling down G Street toward Union Station. The homes were . . . — — Map (db m58462) HM
Listed on the United States Register of Historic Places and
an officially designated Landmark of the District of Columbia
Maintained by the Jewish Historical Society of
Greater Washington as the
Lillian and Albert Small
Jewish Museum . . . — — Map (db m29797) HM
From the Capitol to the White House, Pennsylvania is “America’s Main Street,” a ceremonial avenue that for more than 200 years has provided a setting for the free expression that embodies the First Amendment. The . . . — — Map (db m37255) HM
This imposing, Greek Revival style structure was designed by George Hadfield as Washington's first City Hall/Courthouse. Throughout its history, the building has housed the local and federal courts for DC, presided over by judges appointed by . . . — — Map (db m58366) HM
“It’s too bad
the damn thing
is fire proof.”
General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1887
The nation’s only museum dedicated to American achievements in architecture, urban planning, construction, . . . — — Map (db m48661) HM
The nation’s only museum dedicated to American achievements in architecture, urban planning, construction, engineering, and design is appropriately housed in one of the most extraordinary structures in the nation’s capital.
Constructed . . . — — Map (db m113434) HM
We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments . . . — — Map (db m130132) HM