Watterston House

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Watterston House
Watterston House.jpg
Watterston House is located in Washington, D.C.
Watterston House
Watterston House is located in the District of Columbia
Watterston House
Watterston House is located in the United States
Watterston House
Location224 2nd Street, S.E., Washington, D.C.
Coordinates38°53′11″N 77°0′13″W / 38.88639°N 77.00361°W / 38.88639; -77.00361Coordinates: 38°53′11″N 77°0′13″W / 38.88639°N 77.00361°W / 38.88639; -77.00361
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference No.91001942 [1][2]

Watterson House is a Federal rowhouse, located at 224 2nd Street, Southeast, Washington, D.C., on Capitol Hill.

It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 17, 1992.

It was named for George Watterston, a Librarian of Congress.[3] It was the headquarters of the Cato Institute from 1982 to 1993.[4] It is the headquarters of the National Indian Gaming Association.[5]

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  1. ^ "LandmarkHunter.com - Watterston House". landmarkhunter.com. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
  3. ^ "Jefferson's Legacy: A Brief History of the Library of Congress -- LIBRARIANS OF CONGRESS". loc.gov. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.cato.org/about/timeline.html
  5. ^ "SL 09-090". cfa.gov. Retrieved 13 May 2015.

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