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

1948

 
 
1948 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
1. 1948 Marker
Inscription.  The Homestead Grays win the last of 9 Negro National League Titles during their heyday in Washington, D.C.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports.
 
Location. 38° 52.295′ N, 77° 0.501′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Potomac Avenue Southeast east of South Capitol Street Southeast, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 South Capitol Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1937 (here, next to this marker); 1961 (here, next to this marker); 1971 (a few steps from this marker); 1910 (a few steps from this marker); 1924 (a few steps from this marker); Walter Perry Johnson (a few steps from this marker); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (a few steps from this marker); Frank Oliver Howard (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
1948 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
2. 1948 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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