National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences (HM188Q)

Location: Washington, DC 20418
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.536', W 77° 2.856'

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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.

Marker Panel 2: on the exterior wall, west side of the south entrance - off the sidewalk, south side of C Street, NW:

Inscription on the exterior wall, east side of the south entrance:

The National Academy of Sciences Building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior March 15, 1974

The National Academy of Sciences was established by the United States Congress in 1863. This building dates from 1924, with wings added in the 1960s. It houses offices of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council, private nonprofit organizations dedicated to the furtherance of science, engineering and medicine for the public welfare.
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HM NumberHM188Q
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Placed ByNational Society of Sciences
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322418 N 4306814
Decimal Degrees38.89226667, -77.04760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.536', W 77° 2.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 32.16" N, 77° 2' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC 20418, US
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