Octagon House

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Cultural-Historical

Description

One of the first houses constructed in 1799 in Washington, D.C., was the Octagon Building. During the War of 1812, it was used as a French ambassador and as a temporary presidential residence for President James Madison. It was acquired in 1899 for use as its headquarters by the American Institution of Architects.

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8.86 °C

2.44 meter/sec, 143°

53%

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9.06 °C

1.62 meter/sec, 157°

64%

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8.62 °C

2.34 meter/sec, 174°

81%

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9.58 °C

3.86 meter/sec, 188°

94%

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15.03 °C

6.36 meter/sec, 193°

77%

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19.2 °C

7.57 meter/sec, 209°

61%

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19.18 °C

6.2 meter/sec, 228°

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