The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
[Native American Agriculture]
—[U.S. Department of Agriculture] —
November 18, 1988
Richard E. Lyng
Secretary of Agriculture
Erected 1988 by U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Location. 38° 53.312′ N, 77° 1.707′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Jefferson Drive, SW, east of 14th Street, SW, (U.S. 1). Touch for map. Marker and tree are near the farmer's market at the northeast corner of the Jamie Lloyd Whitten Building, Headquarters of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington DC 20250, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USDA Holocaust Memorial Tree (here, next to this marker); Federal Grain Inspection Service (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Bradford Pear Tree (within shouting USDA Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Steven Thomas Stefani IV (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knapp Memorial Arch (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Knapp Memorial Arch (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
Also see . . . Taxodium distichum: The Bald Cypress. (Submitted on September 13, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Pre-Columbian culture; Jamie Lloyd Whitten Federal Building; Wampanoag; American Indians.
Categories. • Agriculture • Horticulture & Forestry • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on September 30, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 24, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.