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Marlon Francisco Morales

 
 
Marlon Francisco Morales Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 30, 2017
1. Marlon Francisco Morales Marker
Inscription.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors,
in recognition of the contribution of Officer Marlon Morales, who through courage
and valor gave his life for the mission of Washington Metropolitan Area
Transit Authority and the protection of its patrons, has dedicated this
Metro Transit Police Station to forever be known as the
Marlon Francisco Morales Memorial Building

Marlon Francisco Morales
Law Enforcement Officer, Husband, Father and Friend
December 26, 1968 - June 13, 2001

In honor of Metro Transit Police Officer
Marlon Francisco Morales,
who was mortally wounded
at the U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial
Cardozo Metrorail Station on
June 10, 2001

 
Erected 2001 by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
 
Location. 38° 57.249′ N, 77° 0.258′ W. Marker is in Lamond Riggs, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 1st Place Northeast 0.1 miles south of Riggs Road NE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. On the side of the Marlon F. Morales Building that faces First Place NE. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5315 First Place NE, Washington DC 20011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Marlon Francisco Morales Building with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 30, 2017
2. Marlon Francisco Morales Building with Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. WOOK-TV Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Those Who Lost Their Lives on June 22, 2009 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Totten (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Totten (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Totten (approx. half a mile away); Fort Slocum (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Officer Marlon Francisco Morales. (Submitted on November 30, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansRailroads & Streetcars
 
Sign on the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
3. Sign on the building

5315
First Place N.E.
District 1 Substation
Marlon F. Morales
Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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