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Shaw in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marlon Francisco Morales

Law Enforcement Officer, Husband, Father and Friend

 

—December 26, 1968 - June 13, 2001 —

 
Officer Morales' Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, April 26, 2008
1. Officer Morales' Marker
Inscription. In honor of Metro Transit Police Officer Marlon Francisco Morales, who was mortally wounded at the U Street/African American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metrorail Station on June 10, 2001.
 
Erected by Metropolitan Washington Area Transit Authority.
 
Location. 38° 55.007′ N, 77° 1.752′ W. Marker is in Shaw, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on U Street east of 13th Street, NW, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 U St NW, Washington DC 20009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. You Had to Wear a Tie (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln Theatre and Lincoln Colonnade (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben's Chili Bowl / Minnehaha Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); The True Reformer Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Industrial Bank of Washington (about 500 feet away); The Whitelaw Hotel and “the Duke” (about 500 feet away); Louise Burrell Miller Residence (about 500 feet away); We had everything we needed right here (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shaw.
 
More about this marker. The Marker
Metrorail Station Entrance, U Street at 13th, NW Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, April 26, 2008
2. Metrorail Station Entrance, U Street at 13th, NW
The marker is the small dark shape beneath the escalator canopy in the center of the photo.
is located on the wall behind the Metrorail station escalator, near the intersection of U and 13th Streets, NW — southeast corner.
 
Also see . . .  Officer Down Memorial Page. (Submitted on April 30, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Latino-American, Police
 
Categories. HeroesHispanic Americans
 
Marlon Francisco Morales Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2016
3. Marlon Francisco Morales Marker
The marker is along the wall near the escalators.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,093 times since then and 143 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 24, 2016.
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