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

1969

Transportation Walk

 
 
1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. 1969 Marker
Inscription.  Neil Armstrong commands the Apollo 11 and becomes the first man to land a craft and walk on the moon.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceExploration. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.525′ N, 77° 0.079′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from New Jersey Avenue Southeast near Tingey Street Southeast, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue 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. Four Bicycles and a Three-Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); 1804-1806 (a few steps from this marker); 1775 (a few steps from this marker); 1806 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1804-1806 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1775
1969 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1969 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Three Gas Pumps (a few steps from this marker); 1786 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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