Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Frederick Douglass 1817 - 1895
The Extra Mile
—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
“I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence.”
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
Location. 38° 53.813′ N, 77° 2.017′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 15th Street. Click for map. In front of the W Hotel. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paul Harris 1868 - 1947 (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Edgar J. Helms (a few steps from this marker); The United States Treasury (a few steps from this marker); The Hotel Washington (within shouting distance of this Edgar Allen 1862 - 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Extra Mile (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Rhodes Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus 1884 - 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Also see . . . Frederick Douglass. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 6, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights •
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