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Centennial Year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

 
 
Alpha Kappa Alpha Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, July 13, 2008
1. Alpha Kappa Alpha Marker
Inscription.

Commemorating
the
Centennial Year
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Rankin Chapel,
site of the Founder's Window
erected in honor of the Sixteen Pillars of AKA,
January 14, 1978.

Dr. Barbara A. McKinzie, Centennial International President.
Marker dedicated January 15, 2008

 
Erected 2008 by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
 
Location. 38° 55.375′ N, 77° 1.167′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Howard Place, NW. Click for map. Marker is on the campus of Howard University, just outside to the west of the Howard University Middle School of Science and Mathematics. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Howard Place, NW, Washington DC 20059, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard University (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howard University Gallery of Art (about 600 feet away); Howard Hall (about 700 feet away); General Oliver O. Howard (about 700 feet away); Teachers and Preachers (approx. 0.2 miles away);
AKA Founder's Window, Andrew Rankin Chapel Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, July 13, 2008
2. AKA Founder's Window, Andrew Rankin Chapel
Miner Teachers College (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Lake So Blue" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medical Care for All (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alpha Kappa Alpha. (Submitted on July 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. AKA: A Legacy of Sisterhood and Service. (Submitted on July 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel. (Submitted on July 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. 366th Infantry Regiment
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, July 13, 2008
3. Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel
Centennial Year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2016
4. Centennial Year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Marker
Centennial Year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. Makali Bruton, September 17, 2016
5. Centennial Year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Marker
The marker can be seen in the distance to the east. On the central campus yard is this additional replica of the marker, just at the base of a tree painted "AKA".
Rankin Chapel: 366th Infantry (WWII) Memorial Window Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, July 13, 2008
6. Rankin Chapel: 366th Infantry (WWII) Memorial Window
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,026 times since then and 109 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador.   6. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 18, 2016.
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