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District Morgue

 
 
District Morgue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, July 31, 2018
1. District Morgue Marker
Inscription. Located at 7th and Water Streets SW, the District of Columbia morgue was built in 1904 and demolished in 1939 when the city morgue moved to a more modern facility.
 
Erected 2018.
 
Location. 38° 52.698′ N, 77° 1.406′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street SW and Water Street SW on 7th Street SW. Touch for map. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 975 7th Street SW, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Escape from Slavery (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Pearl (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Water Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hogate's Rum Bun (about 300 feet away); Thurgood Marshall (about 300 feet away); Denvel D. Adams (about 300 feet away); Capital Yacht Club (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
District Morgue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, July 31, 2018
2. District Morgue Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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