The Old Brick Capitol

The Old Brick Capitol (HMQCN)

Location: Washington, DC 20543
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N 38° 53.45', W 77° 0.336'

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[Old Capitol Prison]

— [U.S. Supreme Court Building National Historic Landmark] —

The Old Brick Capitol
July 4, 1815
The cornerstone of the Old Brick Capitol
built by Washington citizens
to house the Congress
was laid on this site.
The Congress met here from December 13, 1815
through March 3, 1819.
President Monroe was inaugurated here in 1817,
establishing the custom of public inaugurations.
Year Placed1950
Placed ByNational Capital Sesquicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 12:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 326057 N 4306574
Decimal Degrees38.89083333, -77.00560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.45', W 77° 0.336'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 27.00" N, 77° 0' 20.16" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 79-99 First St NE, Washington DC 20543, US
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