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

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By Devry Becker Jones, December 25, 2020
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Inscription.  
[Marker depicts individuals in historical fashion styles in DC from the 19th and 20th centuries.]

Elizabeth Keckley
Dressmaker
1818, Dinwiddie, VA ~ 1907, Washington, DC

"Art still has truth—take refuge there"

 
Erected 2020 by Chelsea Ritter-Soronen, in collaboration with Tribute Collective.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceWomen.
 
Location. 38° 55.49′ N, 77° 2.341′ W. Marker is in Adams Morgan in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street Northwest and Columbia Road Northwest, on the left when traveling south on 17th Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1662 Columbia Rd NW, 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. The Ontario Theater (a few steps from this marker); The Latino Community (a few steps from this marker); Lanier Heights
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Solidarność (about 700 feet away); Embassy of the Republic of Poland (about 700 feet away); Polish-U.S. Diplomatic Relations (about 700 feet away); José Martí (about 700 feet away); Ambassadors of Faith (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adams Morgan.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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