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

Single Bit Bollard

 
 
Single Bit Bollard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. Single Bit Bollard Marker
Inscription.  Completed under the direction of George W. Goethals, the 51-mile Panama Canal opens to shipping in 1914 and shortens the voyage from New York to San Francisco by 7,873 miles.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.582′ N, 77° 0.161′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from M Street Southeast west of 4th Street Southeast, on the right when traveling east. 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. 1913 (a few steps from this marker); 1911 (a few steps from this marker); 1908 (a few steps from this marker); 1903 (a few steps from this marker); 1919 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1911 (within shouting
Single Bit Bollard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. Single Bit Bollard Marker
distance of this marker); 1900 / 1920 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1923 (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 May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 111 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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