Anacostia in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Spirit of
7-2-08 to 1-24-98
I still believe firmly that the right will win out.
Justice for all people, regardless of race, creed or color.
The long-time NAACP lawyer who argued successfully in the U.S. Supreme
Court against segregation in schools, and other racially restrictive laws.
He integrated the Supreme Court as the first African American associate
Justice, appointed by President Lyndon Johnson, 10-2-67
Ancestral Guardian Sculpture
Allen Uzikee Nelson
Location. 38° 51.398′ N, 76° 58.62′ W. Marker is in Anacostia, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Erie Street Southeast east of 18th Place Southeast, on the right when traveling east. The marker is at the base of the statue outside the Anacostia Community Museum - Smithsonian Institution. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Fort Place Southeast, Washington DC 20020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Battery Ricketts (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Freedom Grove (1838) (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Grove (1841-1895) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Escape Allée (1838) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Activist Grove (1833-1845) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Stanton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frederick Douglass's Rustic Retreat (approx. 0.6 miles away); Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anacostia.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.