Deanwood in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
100 Years of Afro-American History
By Jerome Johnson
By Jerome Johnson
D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Sign of the Times Cultural Workshop & Gallery
CFC # 16414 & United Black Fund #8558
Panel to the right:
Hon. Adam Clayton Powell Rosa Parks
Jackie Robinson Jessie Owens Angela Davis
James Vanderzee John Carlos Tommie Smith
Nannie Helen Burroughs Jimi Hendrix
Marcus Garvey Dizzy Gillespie
Mrs. Minnie Hines Powell & grandsons (Deanwood)
[The mural depicts individuals listed above]
Erected by D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
Location. 38° 54.073′ N, 76° 56.436′ W. Marker is in Deanwood, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue Northeast east of Minnesota Avenue Northweast, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4315 Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue Northeast, Washington DC 20019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance “What Magic Has Been Wrought Here” (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Designed to Compete (about 600 feet away); Shopping on Sheriff (approx. ¼ mile away); From Gambling to Garden Apartments (approx. ¼ mile away); Eastland Gardens (approx. ¼ mile away); With These Hands (approx. 0.4 miles away); From Gardens to Garden Apartments (approx. half a mile away); A Whirl on the Ferris Wheel (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deanwood.
Also see . . . Guide to African-American History & Culture in Washington, DC. (Submitted on December 3, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Education •
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