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

1925

Transportation Walk

 
 
1925 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. 1925 Marker
Inscription.  When planes are unable to fly, dogs still get through. Twenty dog drivers participate in the Serum Run, a relay which brings diphtheria serum to affected Alaskan villages.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsNative AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
 
Location. 38° 52.582′ N, 77° 0.199′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from 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. Ship's Propeller / Airplane Propeller / Truck Wheel (here, next to this marker); 1927 (a few steps from this marker); 1932 (a few steps from this marker); Taxiway Guidance Sign / Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal / Channel Marking Buoy
1925 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. 1925 Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1932 (a few steps from this marker); 1926 (a few steps from this marker); 1937 (a few steps from this marker); 1922 (a few steps from 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 119 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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