School of International Service

School of International Service (HM27YR)

Location: Washington, DC 20016
Country: United States of America

N 38° 56.183', W 77° 5.289'

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". . .the waging of peace demands the best we have, the best young men and women that we can find to put in this great effort which must go on around the world all the time."

(President Dwight D. Eisenhower at the ground-breaking of the School of International Service, June 9, 1957.)


The American University's desire to create a school to train men and women capable of responding to the challenge of the changing world was fulfilled in the fall of 1957 with the opening of the School of International Service. American University President Hurst R. Anderson secured funding from the Methodist Church for the development of the school and appointed Ernest S. Griffith as founding Dean.
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HM NumberHM27YR
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Year Placed1993
Placed ByAmerican University
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Date Added Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 319013 N 4311790
Decimal Degrees38.93638333, -77.08815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.183', W 77° 5.289'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 10.98" N, 77° 5' 17.34" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20016, US
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