Lamond Riggs in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC
— 5321 First Place, NE —
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the African American Heritage Trail series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5321 First Place Northeast, Washington DC 20011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marlon Francisco Morales (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Those Who Lost Their Lives on June 22, 2009 (approx. ¼ mile away); Legacy Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Defenses of Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Totten (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Totten (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Totten (approx. half a mile away); Fort Slocum (approx. 0.6 miles away).
More about this marker. The building is currently called Lighthouse Center for Healing. It was formerly the Rape Crisis Center.
Caption from image on marker:
Teenarama Dance Party, 1963.
Courtesy of Beverly Lindsey-Johnson
Also see . . .
1. WOOK-TV Building, African American Heritage Trail. African American Heritage Trail locations for Northeast DC not on trails in specific Northeast DC neighborhoods. (Submitted on October 13, 2017.)
2. WOOK-TV 14/Washington, DC. From the history of UHF TV (Submitted on October 14, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on January 23, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1. submitted on October 13, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on November 30, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.