Woodley Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Woodley Road Neighbors
The international celebrity of Wallis Warfield Simpson also had connections to this neighborhood. In the 1920s, her mother, Alice Montague Warfield, ran a boarding house on Woodley Road across the alley from the school building that was originally built to house St. Thomas School. Mrs. Simpson, an American socialite and double divorcee, married Edward VIII of England after their relationship created an international scandal that led to his abdication from the British throne in 1936.
The Woodley Park call boxes were developed by the Woodley Park Community Association as part of Art on Call, a program of Cultural Tourism DC with support from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and
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Location. 38° 55.603′ N, 77° 3.315′ W. Marker is in Woodley Park, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Garfield Street near 27th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20008, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walsh Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry Wardman (about 300 feet away); A Long and Winding Road (about 400 feet away); Long & Winding Woodley Road (about 700 feet away); From Woodley to Woodley Park (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Redwood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Million Dollar Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Black and Gray Squirrels (was approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported permanently removed. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodley Park.
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