The Tidal Basin in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc is the sponsor of this memorial. Dedicated by Adrian L. Wallace, President, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.; John H. Carter, Project Manager, The Washington DC Martin Luther King Jr National Memorial Project Foundation Inc.; William Jefferson Clinton, President, United States of America.
Erected 2000 by Alpha Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 53.159′ N, 77° 2.651′ W. Marker was in The Tidal Basin, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker could be reached from the intersection of West Basin Drive and Independence Avenue SW. Touch for map. Marker is in the West Potomac Park, near the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, north of Ohio Drive. Marker was in this post office area: Washington DC 20024, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (a few steps from this marker); District of Columbia War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); District of Columbia World War Memorial (was about 600 feet away but has been reported missing. ); The First Japanese Cherry Trees (about 700 feet away); A Symbol of International Friendship (approx. 0.2 miles away); Japanese Stone Lantern - Lighting the Way (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Official website. (Submitted on March 28, 2006.)
2. Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Wikipedia entry for the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Discusses various controversies that have emerged during the project's planning process. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Civil Rights • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Persons •
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