Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (HMLY3)

Location: Washington, DC 20506
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.938', W 77° 2.289'

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700 Jackson Place
has been designated
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
From 1910 to 1948 it served as the first
headquarters of The Carnegie
Endowment for International Peace.
It was endowed by Andrew Carnegie
to "Hasten the abolition of
international war."

The townhouse was built in 1860 for
Dr. Peter Parker founder of medical
missions in China who occupied the
building 1861-1888. He was the U.S.
minister to China 1855-57.

The Bureau of Pan American Republics
which was the forerunner of the
Pan American Union, was housed here 1888-1908.

General Services Administration
HM NumberHMLY3
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Year Placed1976
Placed ByGeneral Services Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 10:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323254 N 4307539
Decimal Degrees38.89896667, -77.03815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.938', W 77° 2.289'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 56.28" N, 77° 2' 17.34" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700 Jackson Pl NW, Washington DC 20506, US
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