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

Growing here

19th Street Rain Gardens

 

Gold is Green

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, 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.
 
Location. 38° 54.262′ N, 77° 2.604′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. 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); Foon Sham (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nunziato DiPerna (about 700 feet away); Renaissance Mayflower Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Henry Martyn Robert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nuns of the Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); The National Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Witherspoon (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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