Riggs Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Legacy Memorial Park
District of Columbia Parks & Recreation
[Names of the victims of the crash listed:]
• Cameron T. Williams
• Jeanice E. McMillan
• Dennis R. Hawkins
• Ana Fernandez
• Veronica Dubose
• Lavonda King
• Mandy Doolitle
• Ann Wherley
• David F. Wherley, Jr.
Erected by District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation.
Location. 38° 57.606′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5801 South Dakota Ave NE, Washington DC 20011, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Defenses of Washington (here, next to this marker); Fort Slocum (approx. 0.3 miles away); WOOK-TV Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marlon Francisco Morales (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 3 (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of Those Who Lost Their Lives on June 22, 2009 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Totten (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Totten (approx. 0.8 miles away).
Also see . . . June 2009 Washington Metro train collision (Wikipedia). "During the afternoon rush hour of June 22, 2009, a subway train-on-train collision occurred between two southbound Red Line Washington Metro trains in Northeast, Washington, D.C., United States. A moving train collided with a train stopped ahead of it; the train operator along with eight passengers were killed, and 80 people were injured, making it the deadliest crash in the history of the Washington Metro." (Submitted on March 26, 2018.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.