Brookland in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles Richard Drew Memorial Bridge
Dr. Charles Richard Drew, 1904-1950
District of Columbia
athlete, scholar, surgeon, and
scientist whose discoveries in
blood preservation saved
thousands of lives.
Location. 38° 56.022′ N, 76° 59.686′ W. Marker is in Brookland, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Avenue, NE and 7th Sreet, NE, on the left when traveling west on Michigan Avenue, NE. Click for map. Marker is mounted at the west end of the bridge, on the south side Jersey wall, just east of 7th Street and across Michigan Avenue from the southeastern edge of the Catholic University of America campus. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20017, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pope John Paul II (approx. 0.6 miles away); Former Site, Columbian Harmony Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); U. S. Soldiers Home (approx. one mile away); Winfield Scott (approx. one mile away); President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Francis de Sales Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Memorial Day Order (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort Totten (approx. 1.1 miles away).
More about this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Charles R. Drew.
2. Red Gold: The Epic Story of Blood.
Additional keywords. Red Cross, Howard University
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts • Heroes • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine • War, World II •
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