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

Before the National Air and Space Museum opened...

 
 
Before the National Air and Space Museum opened... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2017
1. Before the National Air and Space Museum opened... Marker
Inscription.

Before the National Air and Space opened in 1976, aviation collections were displayed in and around the Arts & Industries Building. Rocket Row became a landmark along the building's west side

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Location. 38° 53.297′ N, 77° 1.504′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Jefferson Drive Southwest 0.2 miles west of 7th Street SW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington DC 20560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spencer Fullerton Baird (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Jackson Downing (within shouting distance of this marker); An Apple is a Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); Pluto (within shouting distance of this marker); The Modern Rose (within shouting distance of this marker); Voyage (within shouting distance of this marker); Arts and Industries Building (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Arts and Industries Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceArchitecture
 
Before the National Air and Space Museum opened... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 28, 2017
2. Before the National Air and Space Museum opened... Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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