Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ida Wells-Barnett 1862 - 1921
The Extra Mile
—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
“I'd rather go down in history as one lone Negro who dared to tell the government that it had done a dastardly thing than to save my skin by taking back what I have said.”
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
Location. 38° 53.894′ N, 77° 1.815′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from G Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1304 G Street Northwest, Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Church of the Epiphany (a few steps from this marker); Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906 (a few steps from this marker); Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 (within shouting distance of this marker); Dorothea Dix 1802 - 1887 W.E.B. DuBois 1868 - 1963 & Mary White Ovington 1865-1951 (within shouting distance of this marker); Children's Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Luther and Charlotte Gulick (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Baldwin 1884 - 1981 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Also see . . . Ida Wells-Barnett. Points of Light. (Submitted on December 29, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
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