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Joseph Careleton House, 1052-54 Potomac Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Joseph Careleton House, 1052-54 Potomac Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Significance: A very early 19th century building, in the heart of the old commercial area of Georgetown, that probably always was used for business (ground floor) as well as residence (above). Little altered.
Survey number: HABS DC-146
Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator


Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90466, -77.06547
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