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

The Washington Post

 
 
The Washington Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, December 16, 2018
1. The Washington Post Marker
Inscription. The Washington Post was published at this site for more than half a century, from October 1893 to December 1950–reporting then, as now, the events large and small that touch the lives of the citizens of the capital city, the nation and the world.

In 1933, following a long period of general decline, The Post was purchased by Eugene Memer at a bankruptcy sale held on the steps of the building and was led by him toward distinction as one of the world's great newspapers.

This marker commemorates the ideals of honor, integrity and freedom of expression exemplified by his stewardship of The Post. It was set in place by employees who once worked at this site.

November 18, 1987
 
Erected 1987.
 
Location. 38° 53.773′ N, 77° 1.851′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue NW east of 14th Street NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Seal of the United States (a few steps from this marker); Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski
The Washington Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, December 16, 2018
2. The Washington Post Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Western Plaza, Pennsylvania Avenue (about 300 feet away); Marion Barry, Jr. (about 300 feet away); The John A. Wilson Building (about 300 feet away); Willard Inter-Continental Hotel (about 400 feet away); Julia Ward Howe (about 400 feet away); Washington, DC: Capital and City (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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