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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1791/04/15 Daniel Carroll Work Survey commissioners Daniel Carroll and David Stuart of Virginia lay the cornerstone for the beginning boundary line survey of the District at Jones Point. The south cornerstone can be found in the seawall adjacent to the lighthouse.
1791/04/15 David Stuart (Virginia politician) Work Survey commissioners Daniel Carroll and David Stuart of Virginia lay the cornerstone for the beginning boundary line survey of the District at Jones Point. The south cornerstone can be found in the seawall adjacent to the lighthouse.
1855/00/00 Jones Point Light, a one-story house with a lantern on top, is built as a river lighthouse on the Potomac in Alexandria, Virginia, to serve primarily as a warning light for naval ships approaching the Washington Navy Yard.

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Particulars for Jones Point Lighthouse and District of Columbia South Cornerstone:
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Owner Federal
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 19th May 1980

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Jones Point Lighthouse and District of Columbia South Cornerstone
Registry Address: Jones Point Park
Registry Number: 80000352
Resource Type: Structure
Owner: Federal
Architectural Style: Greek revival
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Contributing Objects: 1
Non-Contributing Objects: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Parkway
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Commerce, Transportation
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1750-1799, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1791, 1926
Historic Function: Transportation, Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park Monument, Marker

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