This part of the avenue is believed to be haunted by the ghosts of slaves. It is the former site of two notorious slave markets: the Yellow House or Williams Slave Pen, now the FAA headquarters, and the nearby Robey Slave Pen, at the 7th Street corner. Locals have heard chains clinking and screams of agony in this vicinity.
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- 800 Independence Avenue SW
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- 38.88755963333919, -77.02259900000001
- Nearest Towns:
- Washington, D. C., DC (0.9 mi.)
Arlington, VA (4.4 mi.)
Mount Rainier, MD (4.8 mi.)
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Colmar Manor, MD (5.2 mi.)
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Brentwood, MD (5.2 mi.)
Cottage City, MD (5.3 mi.)
Marlow Heights, MD (5.3 mi.)
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