“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Downtown in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Growing here

19th Street Rain Gardens

— Gold is Green —

Growing here Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 15, 2020
1. Growing here Marker
Inscription.  The seed of the Swamp Milkweed contains buoyant white tufts, effective for seed dispersal and once used for pillows and life-jackets during WWII.
Erected by Golden Triangle Business Improvement District.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceWar, World II.
Location. 38° 54.262′ N, 77° 2.604′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Downtown. Marker is on 19th Street Northwest south of Desales Row Northwest, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 19th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Growing here (a few steps from this marker); Nunziato DiPerna (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Renaissance Mayflower Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Henry Martyn Robert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nuns of the Battlefield
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thaddeus Stevens School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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