Arboretum in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Capitol Columns
Erected by the friends of Ethel Shields Garrett in honor of her efforts.
Location. 38° 54.614′ N, 76° 58.079′ W. Marker is in Arboretum, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Elipse Road, N.E. and Beechwood Road N.E. Touch for map. Marker is on the National Arboretum grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3501 New York Avenue, N.E., Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capitol Columns (here, next to this marker); Sandstone Sculptures (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morrison Azalea Garden (approx. Langston Golf Course (approx. 0.8 miles away); Langston Golf Course and Driving Range (approx. 0.8 miles away); Untitled (approx. 0.9 miles away); Langston Terrace Dwellings/Hilyard Robinson (approx. 0.9 miles away); A City in One Day (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arboretum.
More about this marker. The National Arboretum is located in the northeast section of Washington, DC, approximately ten minutes from the Capitol Building. There are two entrances: one at 3501 New York Avenue, NE (U.S. Route 50), and the other at 24th & R Streets, NE, off of Bladensburg Road. The Arboretum grounds are open every day of the year except December 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Also see . . . The United States National Arboretum. (Submitted on April 4, 2007.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,726 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.