Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1927 - 1993
"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own."
"The Extra Mile: Points of Light Volunteer Pathway."
Small, lower marker:
Made possible by the support of the Ford Motor Company.
Erected 2005 by The Extra Mile: Points of Light: Volunteer Pathway. (Marker Number 16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway
Location. 38° 53.897′ N, 77° 1.937′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on G Street Northwest west of 14th Street Northwest. The marker is a 42 inch diameter "medallion" in the sidewalk - Number 16 on the "Extra Mile: Points of Light Volunteer Pathway". Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Church Terrell (a few steps from this marker); Eunice Kennedy Shriver (within shouting distance of this marker); Juliette Gordon Low (within shouting distance of this marker); Helen Keller 1880 - 1969 (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 - 1968 (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Tubman circa 1820 - 1913 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); W. D. Boyce 1858 - 1929 (about 300 feet away); Luther and Charlotte Gulick (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Also see . . . Cesar Chavez. (Submitted on July 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Latino, Chicano, Mexican Americans
Categories. • Agriculture • Civil Rights • Hispanic Americans • Labor Unions •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,037 times since then. Last updated on January 20, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3. submitted on September 7, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.