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Carver Langston in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Langston Golf Course

 
 
Langston Golf Course Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 18, 2018
1. Langston Golf Course Marker
Inscription.  
has been placed on the
National Register
Of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior
1991

A Historic
Site Opened
June 9th, 1939
Named for
John Mercer Langston

 
Erected 1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSports.
 
Location. 38° 53.908′ N, 76° 58.186′ W. Marker is in Carver Langston in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from 26th Street Northeast north of Benning Road Northeast, on the right when traveling north. This marker is at the door of the Langston Golf Course clubhouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2600 Benning Road Northeast, Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Langston Golf Course and Driving Range (within shouting distance of this marker); Langston Terrace Dwellings / Hilyard Robinson (approx. ¼ mile away); Clark Calvin Griffith (approx. 0.6 miles away); Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Bridge
Langston Golf Course Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 18, 2018
2. Langston Golf Course Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); F-16 Fighting Falcon (approx. 0.7 miles away); Morrison Azalea Garden (approx. 0.7 miles away); UH-IV Iroquois (approx. ¾ mile away); The City Woman (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carver Langston.
 
Also see . . .  Langston Golf Course Hall of Fame Induction Video. Published on Jun 27, 2013, YouTube. (Submitted on March 19, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Langston Golf Course image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 18, 2018
3. Langston Golf Course
Celebrating Black Golf Heritage
Established 1939
A National Park Service Property
on the National Register of Historic Places
Banner at the door of the Langstone Golf Course clubhouse.
John Mercer Lanston<br>1828 - 1897 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 18, 2018
4. John Mercer Lanston
1828 - 1897
-Abolitionist -Activist -Politician -Educator - Diplomat
Pioneer Award: African American Golfers Hall of fame (June 2009)
Banner hanging inside the clubhouse
1939 - 2009<br>70th Anniversary Celebration<br>John Mercer Langston Golf Course image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 18, 2018
5. 1939 - 2009
70th Anniversary Celebration
John Mercer Langston Golf Course
from a sign in the clubhouse
<i>The First Tee Off</i>, Langston Golf Course, June 1939 by Linwood Barnes image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 18, 2018
6. The First Tee Off, Langston Golf Course, June 1939 by Linwood Barnes
Close-up of painting hanging in the Langston Golf Course clubhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 19, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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