Decatur House

Decatur House (HMKT0)

Location: Washington, DC 20006
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.005', W 77° 2.29'

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Inscription
(Upper Plaque):
Decatur House

Has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1961


(Lower Plaque):
This house, built in 1819
was the home of
Commodore Stephen Decatur
who died here
March 22, 1820,
from wounds received in a duel
with Commodore Barron
———
Among other distinguished men
who lived here, were
Henry Clay
Martin Van Buren
Edward Livingston
George M. Dallas
Edward F. Beale
Truxton Beale
Details
HM NumberHMKT0
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Tags
Year Placed1961
Placed ByU.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323255 N 4307663
Decimal Degrees38.90008333, -77.03816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.005', W 77° 2.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 0.30" N, 77° 2' 17.40" W
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Area Code(s)202, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1610 H St NW, Washington DC 20006, US
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