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Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hélène De Beir

(Kortrijk, Belgium 1974)

 

— Studied at SAIS 1998-1999 —

 
Hélène De Beir Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
1. Hélène De Beir Marker
Inscription.  Murdered in a violent ambush whilst working to alleviate the suffering of the Afghan people on the 2nd of June 2004 in Khair Khana, Afghanistan
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWar, AfghanistanWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 2004.
 
Location. 38° 54.505′ N, 77° 2.418′ W. Marker is in Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Massachusetts Avenue Northwest east of 18th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Segment of the Berlin Wall (a few steps from this marker); "Single Form" (a few steps from this marker); The Paul and Phyllis Nitze Building (a few steps from this marker); Bernardo O'Higgins (within shouting distance of this marker); You are standing at the edge of Embassy Row (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Building (about 300 feet away,
Hélène De Beir Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, January 13, 2018
2. Hélène De Beir Marker
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measured in a direct line); Andrew Mellon Building (about 500 feet away); General Federation of Women’s Clubs (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 29, 2022