Old Naval Observatory

23rd and E Sts., NW
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

Old Naval Observatory is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Education, Defense, more specifically a Naval Facility, Research Facility. Old Naval Observatory was nominated by as a historic location by Other based on Event and its significance in Military, Science.

Old Naval Observatory Information

Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1843, 1893
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Flagg,Ernest
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Department Of The Navy

Old Naval Observatory Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 20
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Washington Historic Locations District of Columbia County Historic Locations District Of Columbia Historic Locations