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U Street Corridor in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marlon Francisco Morales

Law Enforcement Officer, Husband, Father and Friend

 

— December 26, 1968 - June 13, 2001 —

 
Officer Morales' Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 26, 2008
1. Officer Morales' Marker
Inscription.  In honor of Metro Transit Police Officer Marlon Francisco Morales, who was mortally wounded at the U Street/African American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metrorail Station on June 10, 2001.
 
Erected by Metropolitan Washington Area Transit Authority.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansLaw EnforcementRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 38° 55.007′ N, 77° 1.752′ W. Marker is in U Street Corridor in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on U Street Northwest east of 13th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 U Street Northwest, Washington DC 20009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. You Had to Wear a Tie (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln Theatre and Lincoln Colonnade (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben's Chili Bowl / Minnehaha Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); The True Reformer Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a
Metrorail Station Entrance, U Street at 13th, NW image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 26, 2008
2. Metrorail Station Entrance, U Street at 13th, NW
The marker is the small dark shape beneath the escalator canopy in the center of the photo.
direct line); Industrial Bank of Washington (about 500 feet away); The Whitelaw Hotel and “the Duke” (about 500 feet away); Louise Burrell Miller Residence (about 500 feet away); "Old Man River" (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in U Street Corridor.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is located on the wall behind the Metrorail station escalator, near the intersection of U and 13th Streets, NW — southeast corner.
 
Also see . . .  Officer Down Memorial Page. (Submitted on April 30, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Latino-American, Police
 
Marlon Francisco Morales Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2016
3. Marlon Francisco Morales Marker
The marker is along the wall near the escalators.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,378 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on January 20, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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