The Blair House

The Blair House (HMFJK)

Location: Washington, DC 20503
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.935', W 77° 2.316'

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National Historical Marker
The Blair House
Purchased in 1836
by Francis P. Blair, Sr.,
friend of Andrew Jackson,
publisher of the Washington "Globe"
and the "Congressional Globe."
Inherited by his son,
Montgomery Blair,
Attorney for Dred Scott,
Postmaster General under Lincoln,
and originator
of the International Postal Union,
who, with his brother,
General Francis P. Blair, Jr.,
defended Lincoln's plan
for a reconstruction of the Union.
Here, at Lincoln's instance,
Robert E. Lee was offered command
of the Union army in the field.

National Park Service
United State
Department of the Interior
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Placed ByNational Park Service, United States Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323215 N 4307534
Decimal Degrees38.89891667, -77.03860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.935', W 77° 2.316'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 56.10" N, 77° 2' 18.96" 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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