72-09-32 John S. Johnson House

72-09-32 John S. Johnson House (HM29I2)

Location: Fairmount Heights, MD 20743 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.892', W 76° 54.854'

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612 60th Place

—Historic Resource, Built 1911 —

The John S. Johnson House is a cross-gabled frame dwelling built on large lots or groups of lots in developing subdivisions of the early twentieth century. It was built in 1911 for John S. Johnson, who settled in Fairmount Heights a few years earlier and rented a house three blocks to the north of the present house. In 1908. Johnson worked as a Pullman porter and purchased from developer Clark, two unimproved lots on Addison Avenue (now 60th Place). Johnson later became the first president of the United Citizens of Fairmount Heights. The Johnson House is a two story wood-frame dwelling. It is distinguished by the decorative wrap around porch and its setting on a partially wooded corner lot.

Funded by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Sponsored by the Mayor and Town Council of Fairmount Heights, 2016
HM NumberHM29I2
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Date Added Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 333999 N 4307221
Decimal Degrees38.89820000, -76.91423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.892', W 76° 54.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 53.52" N, 76° 54' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)202, 301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5951 Field Pl, Fairmount Heights MD 20743, US
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