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

1967

John Glenn, Jr.

 
 
1967 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2018
1. 1967 Marker
Inscription. John Glenn. Jr. makes three orbits of earth during America's first manned orbit of space flight in the Mercury Atlas 6 Friendship.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Location. Marker has been reported unreadable. 38° 52.527′ N, 77° 0.171′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Tingey Street SE east of New Jersey Avenue SE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington DC 20590, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. 1966 (here, next to this marker); April 1, 1967 (a few steps from this marker); 1970/2000 (a few steps from this marker); 1972-1978 (a few steps from this marker); USS Sequoia, USS Memphis, Skipjack, Canal Barge, USS Constitution (a few steps from this marker); 2004 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1983 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1960/2000 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceExploration
 
1967 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2018
2. 1967 Marker
1967 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2018
3. 1967 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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