Erected 1820 · Restored 1953Long a Georgetown landmark, this building was occupied from 1826 by Miss Lydia English's Georgetown Female Seminary, whose patrons and frequent visitors included Martin Van Buren, James Buchanan, Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, Andrew Johnson, General Fremont, and other notables of the era.Following the defeat of Union forces at the first Battle of Bull Run, this building was commandeered for use as an army general hospital during the remainder of the Civil War, after which it was converted into apartments.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 321458 N 4308501|
|Decimal Degrees||38.90726667, -77.05910000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.436', W 77° 3.546'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 26.16" N, 77° 3' 32.76" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1311 30th St NW, Washington DC 20007, US|
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