The Lee House

The Lee House (HM24O)

Location: Washington, DC 20503
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.933', W 77° 2.322'

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Erected 1858

Home of Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy and Elizabeth Blair Lee, to whom it was given by her father, Francis Preston Blair. Admiral Lee commanded the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. Home also of their son Blair Lee and Anne Clymer Brooke Lee. He served as United States Senator from Maryland and was the first senator to be elected by direct vote of the people. The Blair and Lee Houses were combined in 1943 to become the president's guest house.

Erected by the Society of the Lees of Virginia 1981
HM NumberHM24O
Year Placed1981
Placed BySociety of the Lees of Virginia
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323206 N 4307531
Decimal Degrees38.89888333, -77.03870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.933', W 77° 2.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 55.98" N, 77° 2' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1651 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20503, US
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