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

1983

Sally Ride

 
 
1983 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. 1983 Marker
Inscription.  Dr. Ride, the first American woman in space, takes part in the 7th Space Shuttle mission. The reusable spacecraft carry out 113 missions between 1983 and 2003.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWomen. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.528′ N, 77° 0.152′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Tingey Street Southeast east of New Jersey Avenue 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. 2004 (here, next to this marker); 1972-1978 (here, next to this marker); Landing Gear and Wheels (a few steps from this marker); 2003 (a few steps from this marker); 1966 (a few steps from this marker); 1607
1983 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. 1983 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); 1962 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cable Stayed Bridge (within shouting distance of 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 February 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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