Alexander Robey Shepherd

Alexander Robey Shepherd (HM18AH)

Location: Washington, DC 20004
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.714', W 77° 1.901'

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Governor, Territory of the District of Columbia (1873-1874)
born Washington, D.C. January 31, 1835
died Batopilas, Mexico, September 12, 1902
buried Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Civil War Union veteran, entrepreneur, civil leader
advanced L'Enfant's plan through public works
Introduced modern silver mining in Mexico
statue dedicated 1909, removed 1979, returned 2005
Plaque placed by
The Association of Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
HM NumberHM18AH
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2010
Placed ByThe Association of Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 12:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323805 N 4307112
Decimal Degrees38.89523333, -77.03168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.714', W 77° 1.901'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 42.84" N, 77° 1' 54.06" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004, US
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