Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of the U.S.

Landmarks in the Area

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The White House Peace Vigil is an anti-nuclear weapons peace vigil started by William Thomas in 1981. Photo: Jonathunder, GFDL.

St. John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square is a historic Greek Revival Episcopal church designed by Benjamin Latrobe and located at Sixteenth Street and H Street NW, in It is across Lafayette Square from the . Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Major General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben is a bronze statue, by Albert Jaegers. Photo: Albert Jaegers, CC0.

Localities in the Area

Logan Circle is a traffic circle, neighborhood, and historic district in the Northwest quadrant… is situated 4200 feet northeast of Andrew Jackson. Photo: Carol M. Highsmith, Public domain.

Shaw is a central neighborhood in the Northwest quadrant of , . is situated 1¼ miles northeast of Andrew Jackson. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Capitol Hill, in addition to being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington, D.C., stretching easterly in front of the along wide avenues. is situated 1½ miles southeast of Andrew Jackson. Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

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