Southwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Raoul Wallenberg Place
—[Sidney R. Yates Federal Building] —
This street was named in honor of Raoul Wallenberg by Act of Congress on December 19, 1985.
Location. 38° 53.26′ N, 77° 2.013′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Raoul Wallenberg Place (15th Street), SW and Independence Avenue, SW, on the right when traveling north on Raoul Wallenberg Place (15th Street), SW. Click for map. Marker is attached to the west wall of the Sidney R. Yates Federal Building (Dept. of Agriculture) at the 15th Street crosswalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 14th Street, SW, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The General Dwight David Eisenhower Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Escape Across the Potomac Why is the Washington Monument Temporarily Closed? (about 500 feet away); Smokey Bear Blue Spruce (about 600 feet away); Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros (about 600 feet away); Jefferson Pier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steven Thomas Stefani IV (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gift of Trees - The 1910 Shipment (approx. ¼ mile away).
Also see . . .
1. Raoul Wallenberg. Swedish humanitarian and diplomat in wartime Hungary, he was arrested by the Soviets as an American agent in 1945 and ultimately died in their custody. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. (Submitted on January 27, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. "Hero without a Grave"
Categories. • Heroes • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, World II •
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