Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rachel Carson 1907 - 1964
The Extra Mile
—Points of Light Volunteer Pathway —
“[We are] challenged as mankind has never been challenged before to prove our maturity and our mastery, not of nature, but of ourselves.”
Marker series. This marker is included in the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway marker series.
Location. 38° 53.895′ N, 77° 1.714′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from G Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1208 G Street Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Gompers 1850 - 1924 (here, next to this marker); John Muir 1838 - 1914 (here, next to this marker); Bill W. and Dr. Bob Wallace Campbell 1911 - 1998 (a few steps from this marker); Clifford W. Beers 1876 - 1943 (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Baldwin 1884 - 1981 (within shouting distance of this marker); Children's Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Discover DC / Metro Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Also see . . . Rachel Carson. Points of Light. (Submitted on January 1, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.