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ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa)

 
 
ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 23, 2019
1. ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa) Marker
Inscription.  
On February 22, 1938, the Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for the Washington area was founded on this campus.

Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Chapter Officers
Jonathan Chaves, President
Teresa Murphy, Vice President
Nathan Brown, Secretary
Harry Watson, Treasurer

 
Erected 1998 by The George Washington University, Washington, DC.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is February 22, 1938.
 
Location. 38° 53.997′ N, 77° 2.923′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on 22nd Street Northwest north of H Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 22nd 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. Aleksandr Pushkin (within shouting distance of this marker); Leonard A. Grimes (within shouting distance of this marker); Pembroke College, Oxford, Coat of Arms (within shouting distance of this marker); John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92
ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 23, 2019
2. ΦΒΚ (Phi Beta Kappa) Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberty Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial Park (about 400 feet away); Free Mandela (about 500 feet away); Site of 2310 H Street, Northwest (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 23, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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