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

Thurgood Marshall

 
 
Thurgood Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. Thurgood Marshall Marker
Inscription.
During his United States Supreme Court tenure, Thurgood Marshall resided in Southwest near the waterfront. He was the court's first African American justice and the 96th person to hold this title.
 
Erected 2017.
 
Location. 38° 52.722′ N, 77° 1.468′ W. Marker is in Southwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Wharf Street Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Wharf Street SW, Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Water Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Capital Yacht Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pearl (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hogate's Rum Bun (about 300 feet away); Escape from Slavery (was about 400 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Houseboats on the Waterfront (about 500 feet away); Denvel D. Adams (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest.
 
Categories. African Americans
 
Thurgood Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 8, 2018
2. Thurgood Marshall Marker
Thurgood Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 8, 2018
3. Thurgood Marshall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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