Funding to Landscape the Mall

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Summary

The United States Senate appropriates funds for planting and finishing the roads and walks through the portion of the public National Mall surrounding the Smithsonian Institution. The Secretary of the Interior estimates $7,000 is needed.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of the Interior
  • United States Congress

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Rhees, William Jones. The Smithsonian Institution: Documents Relative to Its Origin and History: 1835-1899, Vol. 1, 1835-1887. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1901., p. 484

Contact information

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

Date

April 20, 1852

Topic

  • Landscape architecture
  • Finance
  • Interagency Relations
  • Grounds
  • Expenditures, Public

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

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