Roads to Diversity
— Adams Morgan Heritage Trail —During the Civil War (1861-1865), the Union Army Carver Hospital and barracks occupied Meridian Hill. The facilities attracted African American freedom seekers looking for protection and employment. By war's end, a Black community had put down rooks. Soon Weyland Seminary opened to train African American clergy and teachers. In the late 1880s, Mary Foote Henderson purchased most of this land and evicted its residents. Many settled in today's Reed-Cooke neighborhood to your left.
|Marker Number||4 of 18|
|Placed By||Cultural Tourism DC|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 323446 N 4310207|
|Decimal Degrees||38.92303333, -77.03661667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 55.382', W 77° 2.197'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 55' 22.92" N, 77° 2' 11.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2480 16th St NW, Washington DC 20009, US|
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