This building known as the Octagon...

This building known as the Octagon... (HM22YS)

Location: Washington, DC 20006
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.78', W 77° 2.491'

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This building known as the Octagon built in 1800 for Col. John Tayloe of Mount Airy, Virginia, was occupied by President Madison after the burning of the President's House by the British on August 14, 1814. Here the Treaty of Ghent was ratified by Madison February 17, 1816.
HM NumberHM22YS
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Date Added Friday, November 17th, 2017 at 7:04am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322955 N 4307253
Decimal Degrees38.89633333, -77.04151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.78', W 77° 2.491'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 46.8" N, 77° 2' 29.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202, 301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1799 New York Ave NW, Washington DC 20006, US
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