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Walt Penney Field

 
 
Walt Penney Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 15, 2012
1. Walt Penney Field Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of Walt Penney who found enjoyment on Takoma Park's sports fields and returned it ten fold. The spirit of “Coach Walt” will be alive in the glee of children at play and the pride of cheering parents.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSports.
 
Location. 38° 58.872′ N, 77° 1.229′ W. Marker is in Takoma Park, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Takoma Avenue just north of Buffalo Avenue, on the right when traveling north. This plaque is at the base of a tree in Jequie Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7403 Buffalo Avenue, Takoma Park MD 20912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Belle Ziegler Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Metropolitan Branch & Takoma Park (about 500 feet away); Living in Takoma Park (about 600 feet away); Founding of Takoma Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Centennial Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Walt Penney Field Marker in Belle Ziegler Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 15, 2012
2. Walt Penney Field Marker in Belle Ziegler Park
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Jesup Blair House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sam Gilliam (approx. 0.3 miles away in District of Columbia); Silver Spring Experienced by a Mother and Child, 1861-1865 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma Park.
 
Also see . . .  Walter Penney, 48; Technology Director. 2002 obituary in The Washington Post. (Submitted on September 18, 2007.) 
 
Walt Penney Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 29, 2021
3. Walt Penney Field Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,699 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3. submitted on May 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 12, 2022