Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92
"You are the trustees of the planet.
Cherish it, love it—it is all we have."
The George Washington University
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
Board of Trustees
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: Education • Government & Politics • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is February 16, 1992.
Location. 38° 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); Saint Mary's Episcopal Church (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). 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 127 times since then and 8 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.