Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Walter Edward Washington
1915 - 2003
1915 - 2003
Born in Dawson, GA; raised in this
neighborhood; graduated JHS 1933,
Howard University (law degree) 1948
Director, National Capital
Housing Authority 1961-1966
Mayor, Washington, DC 1967-1978
Erected 2004 by State of New York & Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
Location. 42° 6.296′ N, 79° 14.725′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and West 13th Street, on the right when traveling south on Washington Street. Marker is at the Chadakoin Park entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Here Stood a Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); 509 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); 211 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 416 Lakeview Avenue (approx. half a mile away); 502 Lakeview Avenue (approx. half a mile away); 127 Lakeview Avenue (approx. half a mile away); 543 Lakeview Avenue (approx. half a mile away); Site of Jamestown Female Seminary (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.