Southeast No. 9 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia

.225 mi. S of Oxon Cove Br. and 420 ft. E of Shepherd Pkwy., Washington, District of Columbia

Photo 

File:SE 9 1907.tiff

Boundary stone SE 9 marking the borders of the District of Columbia. This is one of 40 original stones, the one furthest south in the current district. In 1907 it was essentially IN the Potomac River. Today it is located some distance NE of its original location to save it from being lost to the Potomac River.

Woodward, Fred E.: "A Ramble Along the Boundary Stones of the District of Columbia With a Camera," Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Vol. 10, pp. 63-87 (1907).

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Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 1, 1996
Reference number
96001242
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Object
Historic function
Monument/marker
Current function
Monument/marker
Periods of significance
1750-1799; 1900-1924
Significant years
1792; 1916
Number of properties
Contributing objects: 2

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2016: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "GPS Coordinates" and Imported Photo

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