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Walt Penney Field

 
 
Walt Penney Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 15, 2012
1. Walt Penney Field Marker
Inscription. In honor of Walt Penney who found enjoyment on Takoma Park's sports fields and returned it ten fold. The spirit of “Coach Walt” will be alive in the glee of children at play and the pride of cheering parents. May 14th, 2005.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 38° 58.872′ N, 77° 1.229′ W. Marker is in Takoma Park, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Takoma Avenue near Buffalo Avenue. Click for map. This plaque is at the base of a tree in Jequie Park. Marker is in this post office area: Takoma Park MD 20912, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Belle Ziegler Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Metropolitan Branch and Takoma Park (about 500 feet away); Living in Takoma Park (about 600 feet away); Founding of Takoma Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesup Blair House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Silver Spring Experienced by a Mother and Child, 1861-1865 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Blair Family and their Silver Spring Homes (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Blair Family and the Civil War (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Takoma Park.
 
Also see . . .  Walter Penney, 48; Technology Director
Walt Penney Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 9, 2007
2. Walt Penney Field Marker
. 2002 obituary in The Washington Post. (Submitted on September 18, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSports
 
Walt Penney Field Marker in Belle Ziegler Park image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 15, 2012
3. Walt Penney Field Marker in Belle Ziegler Park
 
 
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