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

1927

Charles Lindbergh

 
 
1927 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 7, 2021
1. 1927 Marker
Inscription.  Lindbergh makes the first non-stop, solo transatlantic flight. It takes 33 hours and 30 minutes in the specially built Spirit of St. Louis. He wins the $25,000 Orteig prize.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
 
Location. 38° 52.577′ N, 77° 0.194′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on M Street Southeast west of 2nd Place 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 20590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1932 (here, next to this marker); 1926 (here, next to this marker); Ship's Propeller / Airplane Propeller / Truck Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Taxiway Guidance Sign / Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal / Channel Marking Buoy (a few steps from this marker); 1925 (a few
1927 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. 1927 Marker
This is a previous iteration of the marker. While the information is identical, the formatting and caption are slightly different. Most notably, Spirit of St. Louis has been italicized.
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steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1932 (a few steps from this marker); 1922 (a few steps from this marker); 1937 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
1927 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
3. 1927 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3. 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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