Lincoln Honors Monitor Commander on H Street

1857 map of Washington, DC in the collection of the Martin Luther King, Jr Library / Washingtoniana Division.

Sites near the White House that are mentioned here include (counterclockwise from the upper right) Navy Secretary Welles’ home on Lafayette Square, Gustavus Fox home on 17th St. above H, The Henry Wise home on H St., near 18th, and the Navy Department on 17th St., next to the White House. The map is a detail of the Boschke 1859 map of the District of Columbia.

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