Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Walter E. Washington Memorial Arch
Walter E. Washington
The Honorable Walter E. Washington
In Tribute to the First Modern Mayor of the
District of Columbia
Appointed Commissioner-Mayor, 1967-73
Elected Mayor, 1974-79
A Good Friend of
The George Washington University
Honorary Doctor of Laws, 1970
Remembered as one of the dedicated people who made Home Rule possible, a man who worked on behalf of all the residents of the city and who supported education in many ways.
Dedicated April 15, 2004
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
The Honorable Charles T. Manatt
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Erected 2004 by The George Washington University.
Location. 38° 54.099′ N, 77° 2.823′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue NW west of 21st Street NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC 20037, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Kate Raudenbusch (based New York, NY) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of James Monroe (about 400 feet away); George Washington (about 400 feet away); Marquis de Lafayette Hall (about 400 feet away); Pembroke College, Oxford, Coat of Arms (about 800 feet away); Ingrid Bergman (was about 800 feet away but has been reported missing. ); GW's River Horse (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Bench By The Road (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.