Washington D.C. Boundary Stone - Northwest 7
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 38° 57.931 W 077° 04.797
18S E 319797 N 4315007
Quick Description: Nestled in the front yard of a house, this one is best viewed from the front gate.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2021 7:59:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM13VJ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
Views: 2

Long Description:
5600 Western Avenue: front yard of home near intersection with Cedar Parkway, McKinley Street, and 41st Street. The owners of the home removed the protective fence in the 1940s. In the mid-1960s, the stone was repositioned and a plaque was affixed directly to it.
Monumentation Type: Dressed stone

Monument Category: County/Municipal boundary marker

Accessible to general public: no

Explain Non-Public access:
Sits in the front yard of a private residence.


Historical significance:
These stones are the oldest federal monuments. There were 40 boundary stones outlining the District of Columbia.


Monument Website: [Web Link]

County: Washington, D.C.

USGS Quad: Washington West Quadrangle

Monumentation Type (if other): Not listed

Monument Category (if other): Not listed

NGS PID: Not listed

Other Coordinates: Not Listed

Other Coordinates details: Not listed

Approximate date of monument: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1. A closeup photo of the monument is required.
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2. A 'distant' photo including the monument in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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