Newton D. Baker House

Also known as: Jacqueline Kennedy House
3017 N St., NW, Washington, District of Columbia



From 1916 to 1920, this was the residence of Newton Diehl Baker (1871-1937), one of the most notable Secretaries of War. Baker presided over the nation's World War I mobilization. Under his direction, the tide of battle on the western front turned in favor of the Allies. He continued to be a major proponent of Wilson's concept of world involvement during the 1920s. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 8, 1976

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1976
Reference number
NR name
Baker, Newton D., House
Areas of significance
Military; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1750-1799
Significant years
1794; 1916; 1920