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

1806

Thomas Jefferson

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones
1. 1806 Marker
Inscription.
Better roads link the nation and enable people and goods to move inland. In 1806, Thomas Jefferson signs the law authorizing the construction of the first federal highway, the National Road.

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.527′ N, 77° 0.067′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 4th Street SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the left 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. 1775 (here, next to this marker); 1804-1806 (a few steps from this marker); Four Bicycles and a Three-Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1804-1806 (a few steps from this marker); Expanding Gate Valve (a few steps from this marker); 1969 (a few steps from this marker); Ships' Wheels (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.
 
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1806 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1806 Marker
1806 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
3. 1806 Marker
Image on the marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
4. Image on the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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