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

1948

 
 
1948 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
1. 1948 Marker
Inscription. The Homestead Grays win the last of 9 Negro National League Titles during their heyday in Washington, D.C.
 
Location. 38° 52.275′ N, 77° 0.462′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Potomac Avenue SE east of South Capitol Street SE, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 South Capitol Street SE, 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); 1961 (a few steps from this marker); 1924 (a few steps from this marker); 1910 (a few steps from this marker); 1859 (a few steps from this marker); 1971 (a few steps from this marker); 2005 (a few steps from this marker); Joshua (Josh) Gibson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. African AmericansSports
 
1948 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 12, 2018
2. 1948 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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