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The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cardinal Direction Marker: West

 
 
Cardinal Direction Marker: West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2017
1. Cardinal Direction Marker: West Marker
Inscription.
This 300-year-old lava stone has a name: Kane Po. After a 20-year stay at the museum, it will return to its home in the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park near Hilo. Native Hawaiians consider it to be a living relative. It is one of four Cardinal Direction Markers around the museum.
 
Erected by National Museum of the American Indian.
 
Location. 38° 53.3′ N, 77° 1.039′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 4th Street SW. Touch for map. On the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Can you hear the echo of the water bouncing off the rock? (within shouting distance of this marker); Rick Bartow (1946-2016) (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration of the Land (within shouting distance of this marker); Meadow (within shouting distance of this marker); Upland Hardwood Forest (within shouting distance of this marker); Sassafras • Wináhk (Wee-nock) (within shouting
Cardinal Direction Marker: West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2017
2. Cardinal Direction Marker: West Marker
distance of this marker); Wingapo (within shouting distance of this marker); Nora Naranjo-Morse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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