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Crown Princess Märtha of Norway

 
 
Crown Princess Märtha of Norway image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
1. Crown Princess Märtha of Norway
Inscription.
[Panel 1:]
Crown Princess Märtha of Norway
1901 - 1954
Born in Stockholm, Sweden to Prince Charles of Sweden and Princess Ingeborg of Denmark Married to Crown Prince Olav of Norway in 1929

[Panel 2:]
This monument, created by Kirsten Kokkin, was erected in 2005 as a gift from the Norwegian American Foundation to His Majesty King Harald V of Norway and the Norwegian Government in memory of the King’s mother and her outstanding contribution to the war effort of the Norwegians in exile during World War II.
 
Erected 2005 by the Norwegian American Foundation.
 
Location. 38° 55.471′ N, 77° 3.998′ W. Marker is in Massachusetts Heights, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, NW and 34th Street, NW, on the right when traveling west on Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2720 34th Street, NW, Washington DC 20008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America
Crown Princess Märtha of Norway Marker Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
2. Crown Princess Märtha of Norway Marker Panel 1
(about 600 feet away); St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (about 600 feet away); Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral Cornerstone (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bishop Aimilianos Laloussis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sir Winston Churchill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nelson Mandela (approx. 0.4 miles away); Herb Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Massachusetts Heights.
 
Also see . . .  Crown Princess Märtha of Norway. (Submitted on June 2, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Embassy Row
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Crown Princess Märtha of Norway Marker<br> Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
3. Crown Princess Märtha of Norway Marker
Panel 2
Embassy of Norway image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 15, 2010
4. Embassy of Norway
The statue of Crown Princess Märtha is visible on the lawn, in the shade at left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,432 times since then and 120 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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 March 4, 2017.
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