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

1859

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
1. 1859 Marker
Inscription.  The Nationals Baseball Club of Washington, D.C. is founded by a group, including government clerks, only 13 years after the first rules of the game were established.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 38° 52.29′ N, 77° 0.514′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 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. 1910 (a few steps from this marker); 1924 (a few steps from this marker); 1937 (a few steps from this marker); 1948 (a few steps from this marker); 1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (within shouting distance of this marker); 1971 (within shouting distance of this marker); Walter Perry Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
1859 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
2. 1859 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 123 times since then and 11 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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