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

The Washington Post

 
 
The Washington Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, December 16, 2018
1. The Washington Post Marker
Inscription.  The Washington Post was published at this site for more than half a century, from October 1893 to December 1950–reporting then, as now, the events large and small that touch the lives of the citizens of the capital city, the nation and the world.

In 1933, following a long period of general decline, The Post was purchased by Eugene Meyer at a bankruptcy sale held on the steps of the building and was led by him toward distinction as one of the world's great newspapers.

This marker commemorates the ideals of honor, integrity and freedom of expression exemplified by his stewardship of The Post. It was set in place by employees who once worked at this site.
 
Erected 1987.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 53.773′ N, 77° 1.851′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest east of 14th Street Northwest, on the right when
The Washington Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, December 16, 2018
2. The Washington Post Marker
traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Seal of the United States (a few steps from this marker); Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Western Plaza, Pennsylvania Avenue (about 300 feet away); Alice Paul (about 300 feet away); Marion Barry, Jr. (about 300 feet away); The John A. Wilson Building (about 300 feet away); Willard Inter-Continental Hotel (about 400 feet away); Julia Ward Howe (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 108 times since then. Last updated on August 21, 2020, by Bruce Guthrie of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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