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

1960 / 2000

 
 
1960/2000 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. 1960/2000 Marker
Inscription.  
1960
Americans own over 61 million cars. There are 1,230,000 miles of paved roads.

2000
More than 130 million cars are registered. There are over 2,500,000 miles of paved roads.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.528′ N, 77° 0.192′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Tingey Street Southeast east of New Jersey Avenue Southeast, on the left 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. 1956 (here, next to this marker); Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer / Lockheed Vega / P-51 Mustang Fighter / Bell-47 Flyer / Global Flyer (a few steps from this marker); USS Sequoia / USS Memphis / Skipjack / Canal Barge / USS Constitution
1960/2000 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. 1960/2000 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); 1958 (a few steps from this marker); 1970 / 2000 (a few steps from this marker); 1947 (a few steps from this marker); April 1, 1967 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1956 (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 March 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 9 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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