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Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial

  • Also Known As: Mason's Island also Analostan Island

  • Vicinity: S of Key Bridge in the Potomac River
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Frederick Law Olmsted Sr Architect
Eric Gugler Architect
1798/11/03 James Murray Mason Born Born on Analostan Island
1814/08/24 James Madison US President On a fresh horse, Madison escapes from Washington by taking the Georgetown Ferry to Mason's Island and crosses over the Causeway into Virginia. He then travels the Georgetown Road to the Alexandria and Leesburg Road. Battle of Bladensburg

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Particulars for Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial:
Historic Use Agricultural fields
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Area of Significance Conservation
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Owner Federal
Landscape Architecture Garden
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Horticulture facility
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military facility
Architectural Style Modern Movement
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Historic Use Road-related
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000869
Resource Type:
Owner: Federal
Architect: Olmsted, F.L.; Gugler, Eric
Architectural Style: Modern movement
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Nominator Name: National Memorial
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Conservation, Art, Entertainment-recreation, Military, Politics-government, Community Planning and Development, Social history, Transportation
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Information Potential
Criteria Consideration: Commemorative property
Significant Year: 1792, 1861, 1932
Historic Function: Domestic, Defense, Landscape, Transportation, Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Agricultural fields, Water-related, Road-related, Horticulture facility, Military facility, Garden
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art) Outdoor recreation Monument, Marker Park Conservation area Unoccupied land Forest

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