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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Providing Neighborhood Enrichment

Community

 

—Behind These Walls —

 
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By Devry Jones, November 17, 2018
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Inscription.  For much of its history, the Washington Navy Yard was the life of the party, holding local community and neighborhood events such as WWI and WWII Navy Day diving demonstrations. Divers wearing cumbersome 190-pound deep-sea diving suits recovered even the smallest objects from the riverbed. While the number of community events on the Yard has declined in recent years due to security concerns, the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, which is located on the Yard, is open to the community and frequently hosts speakers and events.
 
Erected by Naval History and Heritage Command.
 
Location. 38° 52.577′ N, 76° 59.5′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 11th Street Southeast south of M Street Southeast, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1014 N Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Serving as a Temporary Federal Prison (within shouting distance of this marker); Functioning as the Nation's First Proving Ground (about 300 feet
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By Devry Jones, November 17, 2018
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away, measured in a direct line); Functioning as the Navy's First Research and Development Center (about 500 feet away); Protecting Undersea Rescue and Salvage Techniques (about 700 feet away); Receiving Honored Servicemembers and Dignitaries (about 700 feet away); Second Officer's House (about 700 feet away); Leutze Park - Marine Corps Historical Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Latrobe Gate - Tingey House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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