Wooden Well at SI Building Entrance Repaired

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Summary

Repairs are made to a wood well which has existed for many years at the southeastern entrance of the Smithsonian Institution Building. It has furnished a supply of excellent water, esteemed throughout the neighborhood, to the water-coolers in the building as well as to passers-by.

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1880. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1881, p. 7.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1880

Topic

  • Grounds
  • Buildings
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Facilities
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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