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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.

Mariflores Locks, Panama Canal, ca. 197. National Archives 306-PSE-78-3317.
Gift of Maritime International, INc., Broussard, Louisiana

 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.582′ N, 77° 0.161′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. 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
Single Bit Bollard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. Single Bit Bollard Marker
(within shouting 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.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 4 times this year. 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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