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

Takoma Station Tavern

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones
1. Takoma Station Tavern Marker
Inscription.
Established in 1984, Takoma Station Tavern was born of a vision of Bobby Boyd (1934-2011). Mr. Boyd envisioned an entertainment complex not as an entrepreneurial venture but a venue that incorporated the spirit of family, community and unwavering support of local musical talent. His love of jazz and recognition of the need for the preservation for jazz can still be seen today in the music line-up for Takoma Station Tavern. Our stage continues to be a platform for local talent, as well as nationally recognized musicians. Takoma Station's intimate setting is a haven for anyone seeking a true musical experience of the best our community has to offer. In memory of its founder, Bobby Boyd, Takoma Station Tavern management and his family continue to make his vision an enduring reality in the Washington, D.C. jazz and entertainment world.
 
Erected by Takoma Station Tavern.
 
Location. 38° 58.452′ N, 77° 1.092′ W. Marker is in Takoma, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 4th Street Northwest south of Blair Road NW, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6914 4th Street NW, Washington DC 20012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 18, 2017
2. Takoma Station Tavern Marker
of this marker. Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 2 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Thomas/Siegler House and Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Founding of Takoma Park (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Roscoe (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Early Takoma (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Scott H. Lawson (approx. 0.4 miles away in Maryland); Walt Penney Field (approx. half a mile away in Maryland); Site of a Tulip Tree (approx. half a mile away).
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce
 
Takoma Station Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 18, 2017
3. Takoma Station Tavern Marker
Takoma Station Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 18, 2017
4. Takoma Station Tavern Marker
Takoma Station Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
5. Takoma Station Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on February 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 18, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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