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

1927

Charles Lindbergh

 
 
1927 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1927 Marker
Inscription. Lindbergh makes the first non-stop, solo transatlantic flight. It takes 33 hours and 30 minutes in the specially built Spirit of St. Louis. He wins the $25,000 Orteig prize.
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.583′ N, 77° 0.194′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street Southeast. 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. Ship's Propeller, Airplane Propeller, Truck Wheel (here, next to this marker); 1926 (here, next to this marker); Taxiway Guidance Sign, Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal, Channel Marking Buoy (here, next to this marker); 1925 (here, next to this marker); 1922 (a few steps from this marker); 1932 (a few steps from this marker); 1937 (a few steps from this marker); 1923 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
1927 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1927 Marker
 
 
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 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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