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

The Return of Indigenous Plants and Wildlife

 
 
The Return of Indigenous Plants and Wildlife Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2018
1. The Return of Indigenous Plants and Wildlife Marker
Inscription.  
This mural celebrates the return of the indigenous plants and wildlife to their native habitats in the Anacostia watershed. Designed and created by a group of students in the Corcoran Gallery of Art's ArtReach program. It was installed in the summer of 2001. ArtReach undertook this project in partnership with the Earth Conservation Corps.

[On the mural:]
Treaty of
-1855-


Our ancestors reserved these rights to ensure that the tribe's future generations would be able to maintain and exercise our traditions and customs.
 
Erected by Corcoran Gallery of Art in partnership with the Earth Conservation Corps.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsArts, Letters, MusicEnvironmentNative Americans.
 
Location. 38° 52.284′ N, 77° 0.342′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Anacostia Riverwalk Trail east of 1st Street Southeast. On the grounds
The Return of Indigenous Plants and Wildlife Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2018
2. The Return of Indigenous Plants and Wildlife Marker
of Diamond Teague Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1520 1st 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. An Anacostia River That's Clean Doesn't Have to be a Dream (here, next to this marker); Frank Oliver Howard (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walter Perry Johnson (about 700 feet away); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (about 700 feet away); 2005 (about 700 feet away); 1971 (about 700 feet away); 1961 (about 800 feet away); 1948 (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
The Mural image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2018
3. The Mural
Zoom in on text on mural image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 15, 2018
4. Zoom in on text on mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Aug. 15, 2020