Columbia Heights in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
2728 Sherman Ave. N.W.
1919 - 1922
"I Love You Madly"
Dedicated This Day, April 28, 1990
Marion Barry Jr., Mayor
Erected 1990 by Fred Foss & Family; Dr. Willie R. Hasson & Family; Staffan Rosenborg; Dr. & Mrs. Herbert W. Nickens; Dr. & Mrs. C.O. Simpkins; Dr. Edward A. Rankin; Dr. Reed V. Tuckson; Dr. J. Fletcher Robinson; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Clark; D.C. Council on Clothing for Kids, Inc.; One Step Down; Blues Alley Inc.; Duke Ellington Society, Chapter 90; Eugertha's Restaurant-Lounge; Anton's 1201 Club; D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities; Takoma Station; Faces Restaurant; Annette C. Reit.
Location. 38° 55.536′ N, 77° 1.555′ W. Marker is in Columbia Heights, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Sherman Avenue Northwest just south of Girard Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2728 Sherman Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Girard Street Elites Urban Oasis (about 700 feet away); Merriweather Home for Children (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Burton W. Johnson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Treat Me Refined" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Along the "Nile Valley" (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Divine Nine Help Shape Black American History" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beyond the Basics (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Additional keywords. Duke Ellington, jazz
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.