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1775

Transportation Walk

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1775 Marker
Inscription.
1775
Daniel Boone follows the Warriors' Path and blazes the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap. From 1775 to 1810, over 200,000 settlers move west through the Gap.

Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap, George Caleb Bingham.
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis.

Transportation Walk

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.523′ N, 77° 0.066′ 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. 1804-1806 (here, next to this marker); 1806 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 1804-1806 (a few steps from this marker); Four Bicycles and a Three-Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); Expanding Gate Valve (a few steps from this marker); Ships' Wheels
1775 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1775 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); 1969 (a few steps from this marker); Suspension Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
1775 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
3. 1775 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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