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

1833

Joseph Walker

 
 
1833 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1833 Marker
Inscription. Trappers gain early knowledge of routes through the West. After years in the mountains, Walker leads the first party overland to the Great Salt Lake and then the Yosemite Valley.
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.58′ N, 77° 0.066′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street SE east of 4th Street SE, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1827 (here, next to this marker); 1825 (here, next to this marker); 1830 (a few steps from this marker); Railroad Freight Car Truck and Tracks (a few steps from this marker); 1837 (a few steps from this marker); 1840-1950 (a few steps from this marker); 1860 (a few steps from this marker); 1817 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photo   1. 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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