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Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch

 
 
Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
1. Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch Marker
Inscription.  
The Honorable Walter E. Washington
(1915-2003)

In Tribute to the First Modern Mayor of the
District of Columbia

Appointed Commissioner-Mayor, 1967-73
Elected Mayor, 1974-79

A Good Friend of
The George Washington University
Honorary Doctor of Laws, 1970


Remembered as one of the dedicated people who made Home Rule possible, a man who worked on behalf of all the residents of the city and who supported education in many ways.
 
Erected 2004 by The George Washington University.
 
Location. 38° 54.099′ N, 77° 2.823′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest west of 21st Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of James Monroe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington (about 400 feet
Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
2. Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch with Marker
away); Marquis de Lafayette Hall (about 400 feet away); Pembroke College, Oxford, Coat of Arms (about 800 feet away); Ingrid Bergman (was about 800 feet away but has been reported missing. ); ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa) (about 800 feet away); GW's River Horse (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Bench By The Road (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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