Photo #: KN-27599 (Color)
Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Marine sentry on duty at the Latrobe Gate, 8th and M Streets, Southeast, circa Summer 1978. This photo looks north (and a little east) from inside the Navy Yard.
The gate was designed in the Greek Revival style by Benjamin Latrobe, with constructing beginning 1805. In 1880 a Victorian three-story building was added on top and at each side of the original gate structure.
This photograph was received by the Naval Photographic Center in January 1979.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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Image posted 31 March 2008