Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Naval District Washington.
Location. 38° 51.693′ N, 77° 0.306′ W. Marker is in Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB], District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Defense Boulevard and Mitscher Road, on the right when traveling west on Defense Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is onboard the former Naval Support Facility / Naval Air Station, Anacostia) Naval District Washington), one block west of its main entrance at Firth Sterling Avenue and South Capitol Street, SW. Access may be restricted to those with Department of Defense identification. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20032, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Gun" (approx. half a mile away); Barry Farm - Hillsdale (approx. 0.6 miles away); Campbell African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Navy Town (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Curative Powers of Nature (approx. 0.6 miles away); Faith and Action Nichols Avenue Elementary School/Old Birney School Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Birney School (approx. 0.6 miles away).
Regarding T-28 Trojan. While this T-28 carries U.S. Navy markings, personnel stationed aboard the Air Station included members of both the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
Also see . . .
1. Abandoned & Little Known Airfields - Washington, DC. An aerial view of this marker is included at this link. (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Wikipedia entry for the North American T-28 Trojan. (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Naval Support Facility
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Landmarks • Notable Places •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,962 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.