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Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92

1943-1993

 
 
John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 13, 2018
1. John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker
Inscription.  
"You are the trustees of the planet.
Cherish it, love it—it is all we have."


The George Washington University
Commencement
February 16, 1992

This park was established to honor the memory of John A. Wilson...Chairman, Council of the District of Columbia, 1991-1993...Ward 2 Representative, 1975-1991...lifelong civil rights activist...valued friend and honorary degree recipient of The George Washington University

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
President

Board of Trustees
Executive Committee
Oliver T. Carr, Jr., Chair
John D. Zeglis, Vice Chair
Sheldon S. Cohen
Myron P. Curzan
Emilio A. Fernandez
Theodore N. Lerner
Kevin P. Lucido
Charles T. Manatt
Robert H. Smith

 
Erected by The George Washington University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location.
John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 14, 2018
2. John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 Marker
38° 53.997′ N, 77° 2.994′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 23rd Street Northwest north of H Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 817 23rd Street Northwest, Washington DC 20052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 2310 H Street, Northwest (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheen Hok Gate (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa) (about 300 feet away); Leonard A. Grimes (about 300 feet away); St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); Philip S. Amsterdam Hall (about 400 feet away); Aleksandr Pushkin (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on March 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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