Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1932

Amelia Earhart

 
 
1932 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1932 Marker
Inscription. On the fifth anniversary of Lindbergh's flight, Earhart becomes the first woman and second person to make the solo flight across the Atlantic. Her Vega lands in Ireland after 14 hours 50 minutes.
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.585′ N, 77° 0.204′ 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. 1937 (here, next to this marker); 1925 (here, next to this marker); 1927 (a few steps from this marker); Ship's Propeller, Airplane Propeller, Truck Wheel (a few steps from this marker); 1926 (a few steps from this marker); Water, Water Everywhere (a few steps from this marker); Taxiway Guidance Sign, Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal, Channel Marking Buoy (a few steps from this marker); 1922 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWomen
 
1932 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1932 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement