601 Pennsylvania Avenue

601 Pennsylvania Avenue (HM19EF)

Location: Washington, DC 20004
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.579', W 77° 1.229'

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On this site in 1814, "The Star-Spangled Banner" was first sung in public. The most famous of several hotels on this block was Brown's Marble Hotel (1851-1935), an innovative Greek Revival landmark, where John Tyler and Abraham Lincoln were guests. In the 1830s, Beverly Snow, a free Black, operated the Epicurean Restaurant on the corner of 6th Street. The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad building was completed at the same location in 1893. Its facade was incorporated int the present office building, erected by the B. F. Saul Company in 1985.
HM NumberHM19EF
Year Placed1985
Placed ByB. F. Saul Company
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 12:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324771 N 4306841
Decimal Degrees38.89298333, -77.02048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.579', W 77° 1.229'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 34.74" N, 77° 1' 13.74" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004, US
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