James Garfield Assassination Site - Washington, D.C.

Address: 6th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

  • James Garfield assassination site at former train station in Washington
  • James Garfield assassination site in Washington
  • The photographs above show the site of the former Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station in Washington, D.C., which is now home to the National Gallery of Art. At approximately the location of the silver car shown in the photograph above Charles Guiteau shot President James Garfield on July 2, 1881. The President died on September 19, 1881. There is not a historical marker or memorial noting this location, making it the only presidential assassination site that is not marked.