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Edward R. Murrow

 
 
Edward R. Murrow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
1. Edward R. Murrow Marker
Inscription.  
This park dedicated April 25, 1979 to
Edward R. Murrow
1908-1965
Reporter and Broadcaster
Director, U.S. Information Agency
1961-1963

Who gave his profession a standard of excellence and whose clarity, humanity and courage helped his country and the world to know what America at its honest best could be.

 
Erected 1979.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is April 25, 1979.
 
Location. 38° 54.002′ N, 77° 2.518′ W. Marker is in Downtown Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from H Street Northwest west of 18th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling east. The marker is in the northeast corner of Edward R. Murrow Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Bachelor" (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Engine House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nineteenth Street Baptist Church (about
Edward R. Murrow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
2. Edward R. Murrow Marker
The marker is to the left on a small concrete pad in this view roughly similar to the dedication ceremony photo (see photo #4). The intersection of H and 18th Streets is in the background.
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600 feet away); "The Seven Buildings" (about 600 feet away); The IMF (about 700 feet away); The Corcoran Gallery of Art (approx. 0.2 miles away); Riggs Bank Sculptural Elements (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Washington.
 
Edward R. Murrow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 3, 2016
3. Edward R. Murrow Marker
This view is across the park towards the southwest with Pennsylvania Avenue in the background.
Edward R. Murrow Marker dedication image. Click for full size.
April 25, 1979
4. Edward R. Murrow Marker dedication
From the June 1979 edition of The Courier, The National Park Service Newsletter.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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Oct. 3, 2022