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

Cardinal Direction Marker: North

 
 
Cardinal Direction Marker: North Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 11, 2011
1. Cardinal Direction Marker: North Marker
Inscription.
This granite stone is one of the oldest on earth – four billion years old! Before its two-week journey to Washington, D.C., the Dogrib (Tlicho) community of Acasta Lake, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, blessed the stone. The Dogrib recount that they were themselves created from stone. It is one of four Cardinal Direction Markers around the museum.
 
Location. 38° 53.322′ N, 77° 0.935′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Drive SW and 3rd Street SW, on the right when traveling east on Jefferson Drive SW. Click for map. Marker is located to the north of the National Museum of the American Indian. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Witchhazel • Suhwe?t (suh-whet) (within shouting distance of this marker); Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Restoration of the Land (about 400 feet away); Power from the Wind (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Power from the Wind (approx. 0.2 miles
Washington DC Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 11, 2011
2. Washington DC Marker
The granite Cardinal Direction Marker can be seen in the background.
away); a different marker also named Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Grange (approx. 0.2 miles away); James A. Garfield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Marker at the National Museum of the American Indian image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 11, 2011
3. Marker at the National Museum of the American Indian
North Cardinal Direction Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 11, 2011
4. North Cardinal Direction Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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