Original Smithsonian Institution Building

Original Smithsonian Institution Building (HMV8O)

Location: Washington, DC 20560
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.331', W 77° 1.556'

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Erected 1847-57. Designed by James Renwick, Jr. in twelfth century Romanesque style for the first offices, research laboratories, exhibits, collections, and lectures of the Smithsonian Institution. Dedicated to the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
HM NumberHMV8O
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Placed BySmithsonian Institution
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 10:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324288 N 4306393
Decimal Degrees38.88885000, -77.02593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.331', W 77° 1.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 19.86" N, 77° 1' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC 20560, US
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