The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Cardinal Direction Marker: North
This granite stone is one of the oldest on earth – four billion years old! Before its two-week journey to Washington, D.C., the Dogrib (Tlicho) community of Acasta Lake, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, blessed the stone. The Dogrib recount that they were themselves created from stone. It is one of four Cardinal Direction Markers around the museum.
Location. 38° 53.322′ N, 77° 0.935′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Drive SW and 3rd Street SW, on the right when traveling east on Jefferson Drive SW. Touch for map. Marker is located to the north of the National Museum of the American Indian. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20560, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Witchhazel • Suhwe?t (suh-whet) (within shouting distance of this marker); Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Restoration of the Land (about 400 feet away); Power from the Wind (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Power from the Wind (approx. 0.2 miles Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Grange (approx. 0.2 miles away); James A. Garfield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 625 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.