Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
William H Degges Architect
1862/06/00 Abraham Lincoln Home Lincolns uses the George Washington Riggs home as a summer home, June 1862 - 1864
1862/07/22 Abraham Lincoln Author After working on the first draft at his summer cottage, Abraham Lincoln presents the Emancipation Proclamation to his full cabinet. Emancipation Proclamation (Executive order)

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Particulars for Armed Forces Retirement Home-Washington:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Auditorium
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Owner Federal
Historic Use Government Office
Area of Significance Health-medicine
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hospital
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Natural Feature
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use Road-related
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 5th December 2007

Registry Name: Armed Forces Retirement Home--Washington
Registry Address: 3700 N Capitol St NW
Registry Number: 07001237
Resource Type: District
Owner: Federal
Architect: Degges, William H.;
Architectural Style: Late victorian, Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Area in Acres: 272
Contributing Buildings: 39
Non-Contributing Buildings: 29
Contributing Sites: 42
Non-Contributing Sites: 24
Contributing Structures: 43
Non-Contributing Structures: 39
Contributing Objects: 16
Non-Contributing Objects: 14
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Politics-government, Social history, Health-medicine, Architecture, Landscape architecture, Entertainment-recreation, Agriculture, Historic and non-aboriginal
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person, Architecture-Engineering, Information Potential
Significant Year: 1842, 1851, 1862
Associated People: Lincoln, Abraham
Historic Function: Religion, Transportation, Government, Domestic, Landscape, Health care, Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Road-related, Government office, Hospital, Auditorium, Religious structure, Natural feature
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Religion, Transportation, Health care, Recreation and Culture, Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function: Horticulture facility Single dwelling Hospital Auditorium Religious structure Natural feature Road-related

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