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1631

Transportation Walk

 
 
1631 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1631 Marker
Inscription.
1631
America's first ferry-man Edward Converse is paid one or two pence a person, six pence per pig and extra monies to run the ferry at night across the Charles River between Boston and Charlestown.

The Ferry Boat, Fanny Palmer. The Old Print Shop, New York.
Transportation Walker

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.521′ N, 77° 0.112′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arch Bridge (a few steps from this marker); 1786 (within shouting distance of this marker); Three Gas Pumps (within shouting distance of this marker); 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cable Stayed Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 1607 (within shouting distance of this marker); 2003 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1977 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
1631 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1631 Marker
1631 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
3. 1631 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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