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Glover Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dischord Records

Born on Beecher

 

— 1980 —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
1. "Dischord Records"
Born
On
Beecher
1980
Inscription.  
Dischord Records is a Washington, D.C. independent record label born right here on Beecher Street in 1980. The label focuses on the independent punk music scene in the Washington area and offers musicians an alternative to major labels. By empowering local musicians who would not otherwise have an outlet for their music, Dischord Records has created a powerful community around its label, and a strong music scene in the metropolitan area.

Glover Park Artist: Jarrett Ferrier, Beecher Street NW
 
Erected 2009 by Cultural Tourism DC.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the DC, Art on Call series list.
 
Location. 38° 55.3′ N, 77° 4.566′ W. Marker is in Glover Park in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Beecher Street Northwest and Huidikoper Place Northwest on Beecher Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3847 Beecher St Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
2. Dischord Records Marker
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Herbert R. Morgan (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Carroll Glover (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tunlaw Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mapping Art On Call (approx. ¼ mile away); Dedication to the Dedicated (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Emergency" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Victory Gardens (approx. 0.3 miles away); Holy Rood Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glover Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glover Park Citizens Association. (Submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
2. Dischord Records. (Submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
3. Dischord Records. (Submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
4. Art on Call Takes Glover Park History to the Street. (Submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Dischord Records Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
3. Dischord Records Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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